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Animal Homeopathy Westbrook ME

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.

Forest Avenue Veterinary Hospital
(207) 370-4938
973 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Exotic Animal Vet, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary House Calls, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Cumberland Animal Clinic
(207) 615-0683
212 Greely Road
Cumberland, ME
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Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Declawing, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Surgery

Robbins, Jeff, Dvm - Casco Bay Veterinary Hospital
(207) 761-8033
1041 Brighton Ave # 12
Portland, ME

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Ruksznis, Amy L, Dvm - North Deering Veterinary Hosp
(207) 797-4855
456 Auburn St
Portland, ME

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Forest Avenue Veterinary Hosp
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973 Forest Ave
Portland, ME

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Brackett Street Veterinary Clinic
(207) 370-1992
192 Brackett Street
Portland, ME
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Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Stoneledge Animal Hospital
(207) 797-4292
607 Bridgton Rd
Westbrook, ME

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(207) 761-8033
1041 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME

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(207) 780-0271
2255 Congress St
Portland, ME

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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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