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Scientific Evidence

Dr. Fraser uses evidence-based therapies as prescribed by Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM). There is plenty of literature on the efficacy of these therapies, below is a selection.

What acupuncture can and cannot treat
Huisheng Xie, DVM, PhD; Carolina Ortiz-Umpierre, DVM
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association
July/August 2006 vol. 42 no. 4 244-248

Evaluation of electroacupuncture treatments of horses with higns of chronic thoracolumbar pain
Huisheng Xie, DVM, PhD; Patrick Colahan, DVM, DACVS; Edgar A. Ott, PhD
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
2005; 227 (2): 281-286

Comparison of decompressive surgery, electroacupuncture, and decompressive surgery followed by electroacupuncture for the treatment of dogs with intervertebral disk disease with long-standing severe neurologic deficits  
Jean G. F. Joaquim, DVM, PhD; Stelio P. L. Luna, DVM, PhD; Juliana T. Brondani, DVM, PhD; Sandra R. Torelli, DVM, PhD; Sheila C. Rahal, DVM, PhD; Fernando de Paula Freitas, DVM
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
2010 June 1; 236(11): 1225-9

Effect of acupuncture on ear swelling of mice sensitized by TNCB
Kasahara et al. 
Int. J. Immunopharmac. 4: 661-665, 1992