Subscribe to VETERINARY PRACTICE NEWS   SUBSCRIBER SERVICES   
VPN Logo   
 Home   About Us   Contact Us
 

Animal Homeopathy Huntington WV

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.

Equine Medical Ctr
(740) 867-0066
764 County Road 31
Chesapeake, OH

Data Provided by:
Proctorville Animal Clinic
(740) 886-9424
6129 County Road 107
Proctorville, OH

Data Provided by:
Olson Animal Hospital
(304) 736-1677
5980 Us Route 60 E
Barboursville, WV

Data Provided by:
Help For Animals Inc
(304) 736-8555
1 Humane Way
Barboursville, WV

Data Provided by:
Martin Veterinary Clinic
(606) 324-8036
1426 Grandview Dr
Ashland, KY

Data Provided by:
Tri-State Veterinary Hospital
(304) 525-8387
6474 Merritts Crk Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Ayers Animal Hospital
(304) 529-6049
1514 Norway Ave
Huntington, WV

Data Provided by:
Barboursville Veterinary
(304) 736-8939
6310 Farmdale Rd
Barboursville, WV

Data Provided by:
Tambling, Fred R, Dvm - Barboursville Veterinary
(304) 736-8939
6310 Farmdale Rd
Barboursville, WV

Data Provided by:
Advanced Veterinary Svc
(606) 324-2984
3101 13th St
Ashland, KY

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

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 ...

Copyright 2009 BowTie Inc.

Click here to read the rest of this article from Veterinary Practice News