Conditions that Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine can Help to Address:

  • Musculoskeletal problems: chronic pain, muscle soreness, back pain, intervertebral disk disease, osteoarthritis, ligamentous or other soft tissue injuries, wobbler’s and degenerative joint disease
  • Neurological disorders: seizures, paresis, hind-end weakness, paralysis
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, gastric ulcers, vomiting, constipation, megacolon, fecal incontinence, anorexia, inappetence, nausea
  • Respiratory disorders: asthma, chronic cough
  • Behavioral problems: separation anxiety, thunderstorm or noise phobias
  • Dermatologic conditions: atopy, allergic dermatitis, chronic itching/pruritis, chronic recurrent skin infections
  • Urogenital conditions: urinary incontinence, chronic recurrent urinary tract infections, bloody urine, renal failure
  • Endocrine conditions: Cushing’s disease, hypothyroidism, infertility, hyperthyroidism, improved control of diabetes
  • Oncology and Palliative Care:
    • Help with quality of life including appetite, energy level, nausea, and pain
    • Can help reduce the side effects of chemotherapy
    • Can be used when western medical options have reached their limits
    • When a pet does not tolerate western therapies or a pet parent elects not to pursue western cancer treatments, acupuncture and Chinese medicine can be used as primary treatment
  • Immune-mediated diseases: Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, immune mediated thrombocytopenia

About Tranquil Paws

Tranquil Paws Veterinary is a veterinary practice that offers Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Laser Therapy to canine and feline patients. We are based on the upper east side of Manhattan and examine and are able to treat our patients in the comfort of their own homes. We provide veterinary services to the greater New York City metropolitan area.

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