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Video: Dr. Ava Frick Demonstrates Alpha-Stim Smart Probe Pain Protocol

Dr. Ava Frick, Veterinary Medical Director of Electromedical Products, International, Inc., home of Alpha-Stim® technology, reviews pain treatment protocol for animals using the Smart Probes. She says that the protocol designed for applying Alpha-Stim microcurrent electrical therapy (MET) is just as important as the device's patented waveform. It's a five-step protocol that is the same for any part of the body.  The five steps are very simple and easy to master. Dr. Frick demonstrates the Big X pattern, which is the first step of the animal pain protocol. No matter where the problem is on your [...]

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Dr. Ava Frick to Hold Free Veterinary Seminar on Microcurrent Therapy

Mineral Wells, Texas – October 17, 2018 Dr. Ava Frick, Veterinary Medical Director for Electromedical Products International, Inc., and pioneer in the field of microcurrent therapy and integrative animal rehabilitation, will hold an educational seminar for veterinarians on the incorporation of Alpha-Stim® therapy in veterinary practices on Thursday, November 8th from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Renaissance Dallas-Richardson Hotel in Richardson, TX. Alpha-Stim is an FDA cleared, handheld medical device that treats pain, anxiety, insomnia, and depression via microcurrent electrical therapy (MET) and cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES). Lecture topics include: Introduction to Alpha-Stim and steps to successful use and implementation [...]

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Alpha-Stim® Technology Compared to TENS units, PEMF, and Lasers for Veterinary Medicine

Renowned veterinarian Dr. Ava Frick was recently asked by another veterinarian about the difference between Alpha-Stim and other technologies in the treatment of animals. Her response below explains the functioning and the indications of several different modalities. Therapeutic devices work via a combination of: Waveform (e.g., biphasic, sinusoidal or other), Amplitude (microamperes or milliamperes), Frequency (Hz). This works because cells also work within those parameters pending species, sex, age, diseases, scar tissue, whether sympathetic- or parasympathetic-dominant, hormones, etc.  You can better imagine how those 3 factors (wave, amplitude and frequency) affect you if you look at things in your daily life that [...]

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Letter from a Grateful Owner of Dog with Separation Anxiety

The following is an email to Dr. Ava Frick, received September 1, 2018. My name is Deb Apted and about 13 years ago my vet, Dr Doug Pernicoff, sent me and my German Shepherd to meet with you. I'm not sure if you will remember Rexxi, but she suffered from severe separation anxiety. Severe. Dr Doug and his associates had done all they could for her and suggested we work with you and a behaviorist. We started the Alpha-Stim and some holistic medication. We worked long and hard together to find a balance. I think I sent you an update [...]