Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners.View Article
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Integrative medicine combines state-of-the-art, conventional medical treatments with alternative therapies for which there is high-quality scientific evidence of safety and effectiveness.
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) $496 million will be spent on complimentary and alternative medicine research in 2013. The trend is accelerating in our own industry. Leading veterinary universities and clinics are adding integrative medicine as a key component to their curriculum
Duke, Harvard, Yale, Columbia and the Mayo Clinics are just a few of the many institutions that have built integrative medicine departments. Due to its success rate, integrative medicine is rapidly gaining popularity in human health care and its application and benefits are similar for pets.
Integrative medicine encompasses a wide variety of therapies and treatments for conditions including: