Acupuncture

Dr. Stephanie Reid provides acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) several days a week at Riverside South Animal Hospital.

Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative treatment that can provide improved quality of life for your pet. Acupuncture controls and reduces pain, stimulates nerves, regenerates tissues and restores normal physiology for health and well being of the pet. It is an option to be considered for animals with intolerance to some western medications such as NSAID’s.

Acupuncture can be used successfully to treat many conditions such as:

  • mobility Issues,
  • allergies and skin conditions,
  • arthritis and chronic pain,
  • behavioural problems and anxiety,
  • degenerative joint disease,
  • pain management,
  • neurologic disorders, epilepsy and seizures,
  • post-operative and injury recovery,
  • inflammatory bowel disease,
  • spinal paralysis and IVDD,
  • asthma, constipation and obesity in cats

Dr. Stephanie Reid has practiced acupuncture and TCVM at the Carp Road Animal Hospital and in Kemptville for over 10 years. She obtained her post-graduate training in Veterinary Acupuncture at the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida. She regularly attends the continuing education programs of the Chi Institute and the University of Florida visiting practitioner program.