Integrative and Rehabilitative Medicine for Pets: Dr.Leilani Alvarez


with Dr. Leilani Alvarez

Alternative medicine isn’t so alternative anymore says Dr. Leilani Alvarez, director of integrative and rehabilitative medicine at the famed Animal Medical Center in New York City. Alvarez explains that what she does benefits companion animals (and even zoo animals which she’s helped), about the same as these modalities benefit all of us on Steve Dale’s Pet World national radio.

The secret to a successful outcome is a customized treatment for each individual, which may include massage therapy, joint compressions, stretching exercises, laser therapy, targeted pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (using Assisi Loop), acupuncture, underwater therapy rehabilitation and the list goes on.