Oprah’s team uploaded a video onto YouTube of ‘Sadie at the vet’, featuring the cute canine receiving acupuncture treatment to treat an inflamed disk in her back.
Acupuncture is an age old therapy involving the insertion of needles into the body for therapeutic purposes, and whilst it has been used for centuries to treat human ailments, it is now becoming increasingly popular for helping our animal companions.
The idea is that needles are inserted into very specific locations on the body in order to re-stimulate stagnant energy and release the body’s natural painkillers.
Whilst this treatment is mostly used on humans in the UK, in the US a number of practitioners are also using it to treat animals, perhaps a trend which we may start to see in the UK in years to come.
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