BluePearl veterinarians who practice integrative medicine combine traditional Western treatments with ancient Eastern practices, using skills that aren’t usually offered in general practice. Many of these therapies are scientifically sound but are not familiar to all veterinarians. An integrative practitioner is a specialist in unknown, new and promising treatments.
Evidence shows these alternative therapies can be effective in alleviating pain and promoting healing. These treatments may include acupuncture, nutrition workups and dietary supplements, herbal medicine and hydrotherapy and physical rehabilitation.