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Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese form of therapy that involves needle stimulation of specific points on the body for therapeutic and homeostatic effects. In ophthalmology, acupuncture helps as a conventional or adjuvant therapy for numerous eye disorders, including myopia, strabismus, dry eye, and ...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, T. de L.; Neto, L. L. dos S.; Silva, V. H. de L.; Oliveira, A. M.; Borges, P. de F.; Talieri, I. C.; Campos, D. B.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2022, 52, 1,
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Background: Laminitis is a common but critical disease that causes severe pain and disability in horses. The etiology and pathogenesis of laminitis remain inconclusive and a multimodal therapeutic approach is generally indicated. Acupuncture has been used as a treatment option; however, the...

Author(s)
Lee, D.; May, K.; Faramarzi, B.
Publisher
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2019, 20, 1, pp 9-12
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This study was designed to compare the efficiency of using conventional acupuncture (CA) and electroacupuncture (EA) in the laminitis therapy in race horses, twenty adult race horses with laminitis were randomly selected. Clinical examination was carried out and acupuncture points were determined...

Author(s)
Aljobory, A. I.; Jaafar, S.; Ahmed, A. S.
Publisher
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq
Citation
Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 35, 1, pp 15-21
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Historical evidence of acupuncture predates written history. It has been a component of Traditional Chinese veterinary medicine for many generations and is officially recognized in recorded history for treating equine disease in the Zhou Dynasty, circa 1050 BC. Drawing from a range of searchable...

Author(s)
Holyoak, G. R.; Ma AiTuan
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2022, 9, 2,
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Laser acupuncture is the intervention in vegetative control mechanisms by means of soft or mid lasers, brought about by a targeted stimulation of nerve points. In addition to the acupuncture effect, the local laser effect, Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), on the back muscles is also of particular...

Author(s)
Peterrnann, U.
Publisher
Sonntag Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Ganzheitliche Tiermedizin, 2022, 36, 1, pp 24-31
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The present research evaluated muscle activation degrees and relaxation of patrolling horses submitted to dynamic mobilization exercises, associated or not with acupuncture. Twelve mixed breed gelding, aged 10 ± 2.0 years, were distributed in three treatments. Treatment with a single session of...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, P. G.; Freitas, L. M. D.; Oliveira, K. de; Martins, C. O. D.; Silva, C. M.; Oliveira, C. G. de; Lima Júnior, J. W. R.; Solar Velarde, J. M. del
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2022, 52, 2,
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In this study, the effect of acupuncture on skin temperature (TSKIN), including six body regions (neck, shoulder, ribs, flank, internal thigh, and back), rectal temperature (TRECTAL), serum levels of total proteins, hematocrit, magnesium, calcium (Ca), phosphorus, and chloride was evaluated in five ...

Author(s)
Rizzo, M.; Arfuso, F.; Giudice, E.; Abbate, F.; Longo, F.; Piccione, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017, 55, pp 84-89
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There is a need for evidence-based scientific research to address the question of the effectiveness of acupuncture in improving clinical signs of laminitis in horses. The objective of this study was to compare lameness levels before and after 2 acupuncture treatments in horses with chronic...

Author(s)
Faramarzi, B.; Lee DongBin; May, K.; Dong FangLong
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 58, 8, pp 823-827
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In this controlled, blinded, randomized block pilot study, the main objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of intravenous flunixin meglumine, phenylbutazone, and acupuncture on ocular pain relief using a multifactorial pain scale in the horse. Four experimental horses underwent corneal...

Author(s)
Makra, Z.; Csereklye, N.; Riera, M. M.; McMullen, R. J.; Veres-Nyéki, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2021, 98,
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Road transport and physical exercise represent stressful stimuli that can lead to homeostasis disruption with direct effect on health status, welfare, and physical performance of the athletic horse. Acupuncture is recognized as a practice modulating the physical well-being of athletes. In this...

Author(s)
Rizzo, M.; Arfuso, F.; Giannetto, C.; Giudice, E.; Longo, F.; Pietro, S. di; Piccione, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 18, pp 56-61

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