Bella’s rehab therapy and acupuncture treatments continue. She has regained some feeling in her front leg! Here, our veterinary technician Melissa Brooks guides Bella through balance and weight-bearing exercises to rebuild muscle and increase her level of confidence. Below left, Melissa massages Bella, increasing blood circulation to the injured limb. Melissa is certified in Canine rehabilitation and massage.
Acupuncture helps to restore nerve function, strengthen the injured limb, and return balance to the whole body. Acupuncture also assists with spiritual recovery. In Chinese medicine, both the physical and emotional aspects of the body are treated. Beth Schneider is licensed in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. She also prescribes herbal medicine to guide the body back to health.