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Briefings: November 2016

Acupuncture Does Not Modulate Palmar Heel Pain Many owners of horses with palmar heel pain explore a number of ways to relieve the discomfort, including acupuncture. Research from the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine and published in The Canadian Veterinary Journal finds that acupuncture appears to relieve the pain in some, but not all horses.
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Complementary Therapies Gaining Wider Use in Hoof Care

Acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments seen as best used in conjunction with more conventional treatments
Once considered outside the realm of commonplace medical procedures, complementary equine therapies, such as acupuncture and animal chiropractic are undergoing a growing acceptance. Both topics were included on the agenda of the American Veterinary Medical Association annual convention held in Seattle, Wash., during July.
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Binding agents that block the action of endotoxins could help protect horses from the devastating effects of endotoxemia that often follow serious bouts of colic that can lead to laminitis.


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