Moxibustion

Photo linked from the Chi Institute Instagram page! Follow them @chiinstitute or http://www.tcvm.com/home/instagram Moxibustion, or Moxa, is the Traditional Chinese Medicine practice of burning specific herbs (mugwart) to strategically warm the body. This treatment is...

Acupuncture for Cancer

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine can be beneficial in treating many conditions. Today we’ll talk about how our pets diagnosed with cancer can benefit from acupuncture. Chemotherapy is very important for treating most types of cancer in our pets....

Paws On Point – Lilah!

            Clinical History: Lilah is an 11 year old female spayed large mixed breed dog with a chronic history of front limb lameness. Lilah has had multiple x-rays performed on her feet, joints, and shoulders, but no apparent cause for her limping was found. About...

The Five Elements and Constitutions

(image courtesy of The Way of Least Resistance) In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the natural world is divided into five systems, known as the five elements. The elements are an important component of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Each element correlates to a season,...