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Acupuncture used to treat hindlimb paralysis in a Dachshund

Acupuncture treatment was successfully used in a Dachshund with hindlimbs paralysis following a lumbar disc extrusion surgically treated 3 weeks earlier.

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Acupuncture treatment for severe chronic blood loss in a Rhodesian Ridgeback

Jack a Rhodesian Ridgeback castrated male born 9 July 2009 was consulting me on 4 January 2019 for chronic oozing blood loss from the ears, anus, gingiva, eyes and toes. I saw Jack for the first time. Jack has been treated by two other veterinary practices for gastrointestinal problems that occurred early in his life. Jack has been treated with many antibiotics and anti-parasitic agents and corticosteroids. In the course of time, skin complaints such as itching, and skin infections developed.

Electroacupuncture Promotes Central Nervous System-Dependent Release of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Electroacupuncture (EA) performed in rats and humans using limb acupuncture sites, LI-4 and LI-11, and GV-14 and GV-20 (humans) and Bai-hui (rats) increased functional connectivity between the anterior hypothalamus and the amygdala and mobilized mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) into the systemic circulation. In human subjects, the source of the MSC was found to be primarily adipose tissue, whereas in rodents the tissue sources were considered more heterogeneous.

Acupuncture was used to treat a megaesophagus and fungal skin disease in a White Shepherd

Acupuncture was used to treat a 7 years old White Shepherd with megaesophagus, and fungal skin disease (ringworm) on the chest and abdomen. Nausea, anorexia and recurrent regurgitation at least twice per week were the main complaints caused by the esophageal dysfunction. A one month course of weekly sessions was used for induction of the treatment. For maintenance, the gap in between sessions was gradually extended. All gastrointestinal symptoms disappeared completely after the first sessions, no esophageal dysfunction could be noticed within 4 months after initial presentation.


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