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Equine Integrated Veterinary Solutions (EIVS)


Staff member doing acupuncture on a white horse

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that energy referred to as Qi (Chi) travels through pathways in the body called meridians. Acupuncture points lie on specific anatomic locations along the twelve meridians. If there is a blockage along these pathways, the flow of energy becomes limited which can impact all systems of the body.

Staff performing acupuncture on a brown horse

Once an imbalance or pattern in the patient is identified, treatment at specific points along the meridians improved the flow of energy and blood throughout the various organ systems in the body. Acupuncture treatments bring the body back into its balanced state while providing natural pain relief, regulating the immune system, and decreasing inflammation.

Acupuncture treatments are often incorporated into chiropractic sessions, at the doctor’s discretion. Aqua-puncture and electroacupuncture are common variants used in addition to or in place of dry needling techniques, to further stimulate the acupuncture points of focus.