Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice that has been a therapeutic tool for thousands of years. It is the practice of inserting needles in specific points on the body, resulting in both a local and systemic physiologic response. In Chinese medicine, acupuncture is often complemented with other modalities like herbal therapies, massage, and diet.

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine has been practiced in East Asia for thousands of years for all types of medical conditions. However, with the scientific advancements in modern medicine in the 20th Century, the medical research community has been able to validate the mechanism of acupuncture for a few specific conditions, mainly pain management, neurologic conditions, and stress and anxiety relief.

At West Delray Veterinary we make every effort to go above and beyond for each and every patient and client. We believe that integrative medicine — the practice of complementing conventional medicine with alternative therapies like acupuncture — improves our ability to meet our clients’ and patients’ individual needs, and yields better therapeutic outcome.

Health conditions we treat

While many exclusive Chinese medical practitioners and veterinarians might use acupuncture to treat all health conditions, At West Delray Veterinary, we typically incorporate these types of therapies into the following conditions:

Musculoskeletal conditions

  • Arthritis/Joint pain
  • Soft-tissue Injuries

Neurologic conditions

  • Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  • Fibrocartilagenous Embolism (FCE)
  • Wobbler’s Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Degenerative Myelopathy

Pain Management

  • Acupuncture and herbs can be used exclusively for pain management, or as part of a larger multimodal pain management plan

Stress/Anxiety Relief

Geriatric wellness, maintenance and energy support

SEE WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU AND YOUR PET TODAY!

West Delray Veterinary offers wellness & preventive care, general medicine, diagnostic testing, emergency pet care, dental care, oral surgery, general surgery, orthopedics, eye surgery, senior pet care, hospice and end of life, acupuncture, laser therapy, rehabilitation, herbal and nutritional support and integrative or alternative cancer care in Delray Beach, West Boca, Boynton Beach and the surrounding communities.

WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

West Delray Veterinary is conveniently located in Delray Beach.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions or inquiries.

Have a question?

15065 S. State Rd 7, Suite # 750
Delray Beach, FL 33446
info@westdelrayvet.com

Mon-Thu: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sat: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sun: CLOSED

West Delray Veterinary is a Delray Beach, Florida based general small animal, integrative veterinary practice founded in 2019 by Dr. Jonathan S. Block CVA CCRT.