Animal Homeopathy Hobart IN
Calumet City, IL
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Animal Boarding, Animal Daycare, Animal Flea Control, Animal Grooming, Bird Vet, Declawing, Emergency Veterinary Clinic, Exotic Animal Vet, Holistic Veterinary Medicine, Reptile Vet, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Docking, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary House Calls, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations
Homotoxicology–Homeopathy with a ‘Twist’
Since controlling animal pain and suffering is a cornerstone to practicing good medicine, questions naturally arise about which interventions will offer optimal analgesia with the fewest side effects.
Physical medicine treatments such as acupuncture and massage offer clear benefits for musculoskeletal pain. Biochemical alternatives based on herbs and supplements are gaining recognition because of their safety, effectiveness and overall tolerability.
A third approach, homeopathy, maintains a loyal following. In terms of homeopathy’s cousin, homotoxicology, one product can boast a growing evidential foothold. This star player carries the trade name Traumeel.
Traumeel, developed by Heel Inc. in Germany about 80 years ago, ranks among the most popular alternative medicines in Germany, bought by millions.1
It comes in tablet, ointment, gel and oral solution formulations. Each contains low levels of twelve botanical substances (such as marigold, witch hazel, chamomile, comfrey, echinacea and St. John’s wort) and even lower amounts of two minerals (Hahnemann’s soluble mercury and calcium sulfide).
Each preparation has reportedly been studied in at least one randomized, controlled, double-blind trial, although independent replications lack extensive research.2 The box plainly displays the terms “anti-inflammatory” and “analgesic” on the front panel.
The package insert resembles those typically found accompanying other pharmaceuticals—tiny print on thin white paper ...
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