Red and infrared light is used to stimulate acupuncture points over boney areas. It increases circulation of blood and energy to promote healing and is often used on incisions, tendons and sore joints.
0.2ml to 2ml of B12 is injected into a muscular acupuncture point. The B12 takes up space in the point resulting in longer stimulation — anywhere from minutes to hours.
0.2ml to 4ml of almond oil mixed with 1.9% iodine is injecting into muscular acupuncture points resulting in longer stimulation — anywhere from a day to weeks. This is often used in stifles and hips.
Dry Needle Acupuncture
Needles are inserted at specific points and occasionally spun. These needles are usually left in for 5-20 minutes and may be hooked up to and electrical stimulator.
Gold Bead Injections
Sets of gold beads are injected into muscular acupuncture points resulting in long-term stimulation. These beads are permanent and don’t usually move once they have been in place for a day or two. They will respond to electrical stimulation and are used on dogs for arthritis — especially Hip Dysplasia, Spondylosis, Wobblers Syndrome and Seizures.
An electrical stimulator sends electricity between leads. This is beneficial for nerve stimulation, recharging gold beads, tendons, eyes and navicular.
Bleeding Ting Points
Acupuncture points at the end of the coronary band meridians of a horses' foot are poked with a hypodermic needle and allowed to bleed. This is often used for acute founder and sore feet.
A roll of mug wart herbs is placed on the acupuncture needle and then lit on fire, this adds heat and energy to the point. It is often used for reproductive problems and cancer.
Interlaken Centre, Inc.
8750 Highway 5
Waconia, MN 55387
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday - Friday