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TCVM Treatment of Feline Vestibular Disease

TCVM Treatment of Feline Vestibular Disease

by Elizabeth McKinstry, VMD

A 7 year old spayed female DSH presented for a 5 month history of vestibular disease which had not responded to a previous treatment of antibiotics followed by a homeopathic remedy.   The cat was treated with acupuncture, a chinese herbal formula Stasis in Mansion of Mind, depo medrol, and antibiotics. All symptoms were completely resolved within one month.

 

Friday, August 28, 2015/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (800)/Comments (0)/
Acupuncture Treatment for Treating Forelimb Extensors Muscle Atrophy

Acupuncture Treatment for Treating Forelimb Extensors Muscle Atrophy

by José R. Castro, DVM, DABVP-Equine, DACVS-LA

This case reports the successful treatment of a 5-month-old, American Quarter Horse colt that was presented for severe buckling of his right carpus caused by neurogenic muscle atrophy of the Extensor Carpus Radialis and Common Digital Extensor muscles. The colt was treated for a period of three months using Dry Needle, Aqua-acupuncture, Electro-acupuncture, Pneumo-acupuncture and Herbal medicine. 

 

 

Friday, August 28, 2015/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (699)/Comments (0)/
Chi to Offer Masters and Diploma Programs

Chi to Offer Masters and Diploma Programs

Accredidation Approval

After over a year of hard work, we are pleased to announce that the Chi Institute will receive a provisional institutional license from the Florida Commission for Independent Education (CIE) in 3 to 4 months!
Thursday, July 9, 2015/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (688)/Comments (0)/
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Practical Guide to TCVM, Vol. 3: Equine Pactice

Practical Guide to TCVM, Vol. 3: Equine Pactice

Available Now

We are very excited to announce that the new book, Practical Guide to TCVM, Vol. 3: Equine Practice, has been published by the Chi Institute Press. It truly takes a team of dedicated individuals to publish a series of books. It wouldn’t have been a possibility without the authors, editors and illustrators who have poured many hours of hard work into this book.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (1012)/Comments (0)/
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Qi Deficiency Resulting in Cough and Vomiting in a Geriatric Dog

Qi Deficiency Resulting in Cough and Vomiting in a Geriatric Dog

Herbal Case Report by Kate Steinhacker, DVM

Signalment: 28-lb, 9 ½ year old fs beagle mix

Owner’s Complaint: 10-month history of cough plus 2-year history of vomiting.

Initial Assessment: Approximately ten months ago, the patient had developed a non-seasonal, loose cough that had been increasing with excitement or barking. The cough had been worse in the evening and when she first awakened in the morning. She also had experienced episodes of gagging. She also had been having episodes of reverse-sneezing at least once a week. CBC and Chemistry had been unremarkable. She had tested negative for lungworms using Baermann Centrifugation. A series of chest radiographs had demonstrated collapsing trachea and a bronchointerstitial pulmonary pattern.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (1163)/Comments (0)/
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Changing pet's diet could have health benefits

Changing pet's diet could have health benefits

Chi student Dr. Ana Doris Ortiz featured on WKMG News

Chi alumna Dr. Ana Ortiz is making headlines with her Food Therapy treatments for animals. Dr. Ortiz was featured on Channel 6 News in Orlando Florida after using Food Therapy to improve skin conditions in Katie, a 7-year-old Scottish terrier. After five year and 6 medications that only thing that could heal Katie was the new diet given to her by Dr. Ortiz.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (1183)/Comments (0)/
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