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Acupuncture for Cats and Dogs | Care2 Healthy Living: Acupuncture is a wonderful technique that stimulates speci...

Acupuncture for Cats and Dogs | Care2 Healthy Living: Acupuncture is a wonderful technique that stimulates speci...

Acupuncture is a wonderful technique that stimulates specific points in the body to rectify imbalances, originated some 3500 years ago in China. According to legend, thousands of years ago someone noticed that lame warhorses, when wounded by arrows in certain spots, would stop limping. (Another legend tells a similar tale about humans.) The same spots were stimulated in other lame horses, who also stopped limping. After the energy pathways of the body were discovered and mapped, it was concluded that any disruption of the energy flow, qi (or chi), caused disease. Placing small needles along exact points on these energy pathways was found to enhance the flow of qi and promote a state of health. So, in essence, acupuncture is simply another means to help the body heal itself. Originally, stone needles were used.Today acupuncturists may choose from among metal needles, heat, ...

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