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Acupuncture: What is it?
Acupuncture and various other versions of acutherapy are among the oldest medical procedures in recorded history, while animal acupuncture is slightly less ancient. The original theories of traditional Chinese medicine formed the basis of acupuncture - needling certain spots on the body regulated the ow of “Chi” (energy), which owed through and nourished the tissues and organs. Today, we do not have a full understanding of the neurologic or biochemical basis of acupuncture, but that is changing as the results of studies are published on a regular basis.
In people and animals, there is good evidence that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, respiratory, urinary, skin, reproductive, neurologic, behavioral disorders, as well as for stress. In cancer patients, acupuncture can be extremely eective for the alleviation of pain, fatigue, treatment of gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, vomiting, inappetence, and improving the quality of life.
Equine Myofascial Release Course
Please join us for a 2 day course in Tampa on May 17th and May 18th 2014 presented by Cathy Covell. Myofascial release is a whole-body, hands-on treatment that helps restore the necessary elasticity in the connective tissue web and enables the horse to return to health. If you are interested in this course please download the payment form from http://www.motionforlife.net or call (260) 829-6363.
Equine Massage in Franklin, TN
Monica Weiss-Sharp is Certified Equine Massage Therapist and Owner of Sharp Equi-librium. The purpose of equine massage is to boost performance of equine athletes, ease pain of horses with chronic soft tissue injuries and regain flexibility for older horses. Monica is also a Licensed Veterinary Technician which provides a deeper understanding of anatomy and medical conditions. If you have a horse in need of a massage in the Franklin or Nashville, TN area please contact Monica at email@example.com .
Please visit www.canineequinerehab.com to learn more about rehabilitation practitioners and one of the premiere canine rehabiltation programs in the nation.
UT CCRP Program information:
"This program is a sequence of postgraduate courses for veterinarians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants and veterinary technicians or students of these professions, followed by a supervised clinical experience and a cumulative examination. The courses are designed to guide the practitioner through the theoretical foundations to the clinical applications of canine rehabilitation. This program begins with separate curricula for veterinary and physical therapy professionals and ends with these professions joining together for their final courses to best meet the needs of the participants."
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