We enjoyed the cat Olympics and the snippets of summer that the weather allowed us. On a rainy August day, it doesn’t surprise me that the ancient Chinese thought that an excess of ‘dampness’ was the cause of many illnesses! I am a Western trained vet with a very sound scientific background, trained to question and seek evidence. The concepts and vocabulary of traditional Chinese medicine may be very foreign to my Western ears, but there is no doubt that I have helped many animals using acupuncture and am convinced it works!
Scientific interrogation of acupuncture’s efficacy is limited