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Prepare Your Dog for a Stressful Season of Thunder and Fireworks

By | June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Phobias are Common in Dogs; Alpha-Stim Can Help If you are a dog owner, you probably aren’t surprised that the two most common phobias in dogs are thunderstorms and fireworks. It makes sense that these loud noises would be upsetting because: our pets don’t understand where the deafening bangs are coming from, they don’t know how [...]

Dr. Ava Frick Hosts Webinar on the Opioid Crisis in Veterinary Medicine

By | April 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The opioid crisis that is running rampant in the United States has had a widespread impact on medical professionals and their patients – and not just human patients. Veterinary medicine has also been affected, and practitioners have had to adjust to the changes that have resulted from the public health crisis. Dr. Ava Frick, host [...]

Prevalence of Suicides Among Veterinarians is on the Rise

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The pressures of the medical profession are daunting, and they are not limited to practitioners of human medicine. New statistics reveal an alarming rate of suicides among veterinarians: the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association recently revealed that veterinarians are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than the average person. Being [...]

What are the Side Effects to Veterinary Medications for Anxiety, Depression & Pain?

By | February 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you have pets in your family, you probably already know that they’re a lot like we are in some ways. Just like humans, animals can experience happiness, excitement, and joy – and just like humans, they can also suffer from anxiety, depression, and pain. And because of that, they’re often prescribed medications to help treat [...]

Fetch in 50: A Dog and His Human Travel Across the Country Together

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

https://vimeo.com/291592853 In this short, heartwarming video, a dog named Gus and his human T.J. Olwig take a road trip across the country in an attempt to play fetch in all 50 states. Narrated from the point of view of Gus, the film is sure to resonate with and bring a smile to animal lovers and adventure-seekers [...]

Veterinarians Have New Guidelines For Reducing Opioid Use in Animals with Pain

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

You have probably heard that the United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. But did you know that it’s not just a problem for humans – and that animals suffering from pain are also frequently given these addictive drugs? The IVAPM, in tandem with the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, [...]

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

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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

By | October 10th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Inspiring New Book Features Alpha-Stim® as Key to a Dog’s Recovery

By | August 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nobody Told Me My Legs Don’t Work: Journey of a Down Dog is the remarkable true story about a golden retriever named Keegan and her two devoted humans, Travis and Renea Yates. After suffering a spinal stroke, Keegan was left paralyzed from the shoulders down – but Travis and Renea refused to give up hope that [...]

Electroceuticals: The Wave of the Future Is Now

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written by Ava Frick, DVM, CVC, FAIS, for American Veterinarian Increasingly, treatment for a host of conditions and ailments is based on electroceuticals rather than pharmaceuticals. Instead of prescriptions for chemical molecules, some doctors are prescribing specific frequencies, waveforms, and amplitudes for their patients. This is not science fiction—it's happening right now. It’s not really a [...]