What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice that involves placing metal needles in the skin at specific points in order to stimulate a desired neurophysiologic response peripherally, autonomically, and centrally. This is also known as neuroanatomical modulation.
Who is Kingsfoil Integrative Veterinary Care?
What is Acupuncture Used For?
What is Therapeutic Nutrition?
Nutrition is more than just putting kibble in a bowl. Providing high quality, whole food supplements provides the body with the tools and materials it needs to heal and defend against disease. We utilize a combination of Standard Process Veterinary Formulas and pharmceutical-grade human and pet supplements to achieve our goals of optimal pet wellness.
Why Don't You Offer "Normal" Veterinary Services?
We at KIVC are intensely dedicated to promoting wellness and natural healing in your pet beyond what a General Practice can typically offer. We seek to complement your primary veterinarian's care and collaborate with them to form a perfect meld of conventional and alternative medicine for your pet's needs.
Do You Offer Annual Wellness Exams?
Yes! Preventative care is one of our primary focuses and as such as highly recommend annual or semi-annual exams. In addition to the conventional exam that you might see at your regular veterinarian, we will also discuss your pet's current diet, nutritional needs, exercise, and emotional state of mind.
What About Phone Consultations?
We offer teleconsulting to patients we have not yet examined, and telemedicine to current patients that have had a physical exam.
Do You Give Vaccines At All?
We do not curently carry vaccines in our inventory, however if your pet has titer testing performed and is found to be unprotected from one of the core vaccines we will work with you to purchase and administer the necessary vaccination.
Is Acupuncture Painful?
For small animals, the insertion of acupuncture needles is virtually painless. The larger needles necessary for large animals may cause some pain as the needle passes through the skin. In all animals, once the needles are in place, there should be no pain. Most animals become very relaxed and may even become sleepy. Nevertheless, acupuncture treatment may cause some sensation, presumed to be those such as tingles, cramps, or numbness which can occur in humans and which may be uncomfortable to some animals.
How Can I Book With Jesse For Massage or Reiki?
Jesse operates his own business for Pet Massage and Reiki Therapy - Calming Pause, however he utilizes KIVC's infrastructure for booking, invoicing/billing, and medical record keeping. To book with Jesse, please use our Book Online function found in our main menu, or call our office at (719) 257-3728 to speak with our scheduler.
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