Acupuncture and electro acupuncture were used in the rehabilitation program of a pony who had had a severe frontal shock at the left base of the neck and developed a lateral subluxation of the shoulder at the standing phase of the step (shoulder instability). After 3 months since the trauma, there was no improvement in the locomotion and almost all the muscles of the shoulder were atrophic. At this point, electro acupuncture was integrated into the rehabilitation protocol. After 6 sessions the mare could be ridden again, afterwards, she was exercised three times a week with a weekly electro acupuncture session.
Canine and Feline Patients Referred Exclusively for Acupuncture and Herbs: A Two-Year Retrospective Analysis
Abstract Acupuncture and the administration of herbal supplements are increasingly used in veterinary practice, but no retrospective studies have examined patient characteristics and treatment interventions in