Integrative Therapies in Veterinary Practice

Integrative veterinary therapies include comprehensive medical approach to animal care that combines the best of conventional medicine and complementary and alternative medicines or therapies. Complementary and alternative veterinary medicine therapies that may be included in an integrative medicine approach include chiropractic therapy, acupuncture, phytotherapy, nutraceuticals, homeopathy, physiotherapy, aromatherapy, chromotherapy etc. and are designed to stimulate adaptive homeostatic mechanisms in the body and or to provide the body substances by which the body can heal itself.

Author(s): Gopal Krishan and Asmita Narang

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