Meet Lula, she has lived at the Humane Society for the last two years. She has an Earth constitution. Lula is very sweet and will be treated again in 2 weeks.
History:Generalized arthritis and overweight.
Exam: Tongue: pale pink and slightly dry; Pulse: deep and weak, Left weaker than right side; Shen: good; Haircoat: dry, dull; Ear tips: warm; Nose: cool; Sleeps on cooling bed or regular soft bed. Decreased range of motion: hocks
Western Diagnosis: Osteo-arthritis
Eastern Diagnosis: Bi-syndrome with mild Kid Yin deficiency, Blood deficiency
Acupuncture Treatment: Clear local Stagnation of affected joints, tonify Kidneys and Kidney Yin, tonify Blood
Acupuncture Method: DN: GV-20; GV-14; BL-11; BL-17; BL-23; Bai-hui; BL-60 to KID-3; GB-40; LI-4 with KIV-3; SP-3
Exam: Shen: quiet Tongue: Pale and dry Pulses: deep, left weaker than right; Dry haircoat with flakes, dry pads. Body temperature: normal to cool. Decreased range of motion: hocks; doesn't want to fully extend the hips. Coughs if trachea is pressed. Wears a harness.
Western Diagnosis: Osteo-arthritis - especially the hips and hocks
Eastern Diagnosis: Bi-syndrome with Kidney Qi deficiency and Liver Blood deficiency
Acupuncture Treatment: Clear channels over affected joints, tonify Kidney Qi and Liver Blood
Acupuncture Method: DN: BL-17/BL-18/BL-23/Bai-hui/Shen-shu/BL-54/SP-10/ST-36/GB-40/LI-10/SP-6, AquaAP with B12: GB-29/GB-30/GB-40 (on the side I couldn't needle)/CV-22
Behr Doodle, he won't be still for Electro acupuncture and has a helicopter tail.
Exam: Shen: Great! Tongue: Bright pink to red Pulses: left side weaker than right Cool ears and nose, but still cool-seeking. Likes cooler weather lately. No sensitive points.
Western Diagnosis: Osteo-arthritis of hips
Eastern Diagnosis: Bi-syndrome with Kidney Yin deficiency
Acupuncture Treatment: Tonify Kidney Yin and clear channels over affected joints.
Acupuncture Method: DN: GV-20/GV-14/BL-23/Bai-hui/Shen-shu/BL-54/GB-34/SP-9/KID-3/LI-4 with LIV-3, AquaAP with B12: GB-29/GB-30/SP-9 because needle fell out when patient moved around.
Lula - 10/11/2022
Lula - 10/29/2022
Behr - 10/27/2022