Electro-acupuncture Combined with Medical Treatment for Successful Management of Legs Paralysis in a Dog
Keywords:canine, leg paralysis, acupuncture, alternative treatment
A 5-year-old Siberian Husky female dog was referred with concerned maggots and legs paralysis.The dog
was examined clinically and radiographically. Shewas positive of E. canisand Anaplasma. Major clinical sign
showed thedog unable to lift the body. Neurological exam was performed, deep pain on all limbs were delayed.
The dog got wound treatment and electro-acupuncturethrough perpendicular insertion into acupuncture
points: BL-23, BL-26, BL-40, BL-60, ST-36, and LIV-3for 20 minutes/day, 70 Hz and 5A,continuously,
for 15 daysand then reduce to 3 times/week.Significant improvements were observed,finally the dog being
recovered.Thiscase showed favorable therapeutic response by alternative treatment.
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