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TCVM Treatment of Intervertebral Disk Disease

TCVM Treatment of Intervertebral Disk Disease

by Huisheng Xie, DVM PhD MS

Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is commonly seen in small animal clinics. Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), including acupuncture and herbal medicine, can be the effective sole therapy, or part of integrated therapy with Western medicine and surgery. This paper explains the TCVM etiology/ pathology and treatment of IVDD, and predicted outcome along with clinical case studies.

Friday, April 1, 2011/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (11105)/Comments (0)/

"Tora the Tiger" and TCVM

-by Larry McCaskill, DVM, CVA

I was contacted by the Greater Baton Rouge Zoo veterinarian to evaluate and consider a TCVM treatment plan for Tora, a 19 year old male white tiger. Primary complaints were neurological signs of ataxia, crossing of both front and rear limb while walking and CP deficits. No other specific problems were noted.

Friday, April 1, 2011/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (1912)/Comments (0)/
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