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of Alpha-Stim® CES to animal's well-being
can be used to treat animal
behavior disorders related to anxiety, insomnia or depression.
is applied to the animal through ear clip electrodes
(note: in some animals, such as horses, CES can also be administered
with self-adhesive AS-Trodes applied to the temple area for the
same results). A typical CES session lasts 20 minutes, leaving
animal relaxed and alert. Examples of behavioral disorders that
can be effectively treated with Alpha-Stim® CES
- Fear of storms,
- Obsessive Compulsive
- Cognitive Dysfunction
- Sympathetic dominant
- Upper Motor Neuron
animal's suffering from pain with Alpha-Stim® MET
also used to treat pain using microcurrent electrical therapy
(MET). Animals suffering from acute, chronic or post-operative
pain may experience relief from Alpha-Stim® by
applying the probes
or self-adhesive electrodes to the affected area. Examples of
pain problems that can be treated with Alpha-Stim® MET
- Acute pain (sprains,
trauma, surgery, disc)
- Chronic pain (arthritis,
- Healing (post
surgical, fractures, wounds, granulomas)
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can be administered during veterinary doctor visits.
Many clients also choose to rent or purchase units for home
use with their pets in situations that may require more frequent
Alpha-Stim use, such as when dealing with post-operate pain
or chronic disorders.
A., and D. McCauley (2005). Microcurrent electrical therapy
heals a recalcitrant wound in a horse. Journal of Equine
Veterinary Science 25(11): 418-422.
N., D. Mills, and J. Marchant (2000). Evaluation
of the potential efficacy of the Alpha-Stim SCS in the horse.
DeMontfort University Equestrian Centre and Field Station,
Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. January, 2000.
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