By: Nikki Alvin-Smith There are many drugs that come to market every year and as a horse owner their arrival can provide a barrage of overwhelming complex medical data that encourages us to simply defer our decision on their use to our trusted vet. One of the most common bony changes that occur in our horses […]
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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard the comment that I donated my horse to a therapeutic riding center and felt this was a win/win situation. They envision their horse with the simple job of packing around a disabled rider at the walk. This is a far harder job than most people realize. […]
At our last Microcurrent class we had the pleasure of working with the staff of a local horse therapy (hippotherapy) program that uses horses to help disabled children. It was refreshing to see that they recognized the toll this type of work takes on the horses not only physically but mentally, and that they knew […]
The list of usual suspects for heavy metals are aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, mercury and lead. These can be found in the environment, hay, supplements, water and soil. As the toxicity of the sources grow, so does the potential of accumulation in the body. The symptoms can range from lack of focus in training, liver pain […]
In 2013, Matrix started a campaign to establish Certified Best-Vet Instructors in all 50 states, as well as other countries. Our goal is to spread the knowledge (and training) of the advanced biofeedback Best-Vet device.
When people are first learning about microcurrent therapy, sometimes questions come up about FSM, which stands for Frequency Specific Microcurrent. Over the years, I have had many people asking about FSM, how it works, whether it can be used for animals, and various other lines of inquiry.
This is an excellent alternative for the delivery of the most commonly used anti-inflammatory: Dexamthasone. In the article “Joint Disease” in The Horse (Sept.01) Dexamethasone sodium phosphate was still listed as the premier drug of choice for reducing inflammation in horses. Dexamethasone’s reasonable price makes it even more desirable. There are down sides to the […]
Using the Mini roller with micro current on other parts of the body such as hips, shoulders, back and neck, is a great alternative to hand massage. More area is treated simultaneously because it is one part of a two part system. The Mini Roller is “talking” to where ever the other electrode is placed.
A few tips and information on using microcurrent to treat horses. Electrodes include pad electrodes, black carbon electrodes, silver knit, and more.
The Electro-Acuscope is a brand name for one of many microcurrent instruments and has a companion instrument called the Myopulse. Later models of the Myopulse were changed and are now called the Myoscope. They were one of the first direct copies of the original microcurrent units marketed by Dr. Wing. Promoters of the Electro-Acuscope distanced […]