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TCVM for the Treatment of Cervical Intervertebral Disc Disease in a Dog

TCVM for the Treatment of Cervical Intervertebral Disc Disease in a Dog

By Neal J. Sivula DVM, CVFT - Richfield, OH

Signalment: Cupar, 4 years old, 194 pounds, castrated male, Irish Wolfhound

Monday, November 1, 2010/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (2948)/Comments (0)/
Chinese Herbal Formula Used to Treat Flea Allergy Dermatitis

Chinese Herbal Formula Used to Treat Flea Allergy Dermatitis

By Christine Johnson, DVM, CVCH - Oakland, CA

Abstract
A six year old, 9.25 lb, female spayed, domestic short hair cat was presented for examination. The cat had been pulling fur out excessively and chewing on her coat intensely for three to four weeks. She was diagnosed with parasites and External Wind. Her treatment consisted of a combination of a Chinese herbal formula, Jing-Tang Herbal’s External Wind, aquapuncture, manual parasite removal and nutritional supplementation. Her signs subsided quickly and her coat returned to normal.

Monday, November 1, 2010/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (4709)/Comments (0)/
Headline News 2010 Winter Issue

Headline News 2010 Winter Issue

Chi Institute has donated $30,000 to University of Florida resident program and $4,000 to AATCVM Research Foundation to sponsor TCVM scientific research projects.

 

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Monday, November 1, 2010/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (1894)/Comments (0)/
Kidney Qi Deficiency Leading to Urinary Incontinence and Hind end Weakness

Kidney Qi Deficiency Leading to Urinary Incontinence and Hind end Weakness

By Mitsie Vargas DVM, CVA -Winter Haven, FL

This case presented as a consult to evaluate quality of life and possible euthanasia of a 13.7 year old female spayed miniature Schnauzer named Muffin. Six months prior to presentation she experienced pancreatitis and was hospitalized for one week. The owner noticed progressive urinary incontinence and hind end weakness with muscle tremors since then... 


Monday, November 1, 2010/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (3367)/Comments (0)/
How I Treat Wei and Bi Syndrome with TCVM

How I Treat Wei and Bi Syndrome with TCVM

By Bruce Ferguson, DVM, CVA, CVCH, CVFT

TCVM is such an effective medical system because it is both integrative and individuated. By integrative I mean that we commonly combine acupuncture, herbal medicine, tui-na, and food therapies into a treatment regimen. Individuation implies that we seek the actual energetic disharmony in our patients before choosing treatment strategies rather than merely treating a broad disease “name” in all patients with the same strategies without considering their unique status1.
Monday, November 1, 2010/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (9201)/Comments (0)/
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