Sinuses infections in horses can develop into serious illness. First symptoms are a cough or snotty nose that turns into an infection. A prudent first measure is if a runny nose or cough last a couple days is to start checking the horse’s temperature. This small step can help prevent a contagious spread of viral […]
VibraVM for COPD
Improve lung health using the VibraVM, which is a specialized Lung Therapy tool for treating COPD and respiratory issues.
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By: Nikki Alvin-Smith Life takes it toll on horses and horse owners alike. As we age, our ability to move freely without pain from arthritis can be compromised. Vital organs become less efficient with the heart and lungs often weakening as the years’ pass, and their capacity to provide oxygen lessens. Allergens in our environment […]
The Nebulizer vs the Vibra VM: A Review of COPD Devices for horses (and other animals) The Nebulizer A Nebulizer is primarily a drug delivery device used to administer liquid medication into an extremely fine vapor to be inhaled by the horse to go directly into the lungs. Nebulizers are commonly used for horses with COPD […]
By: Nikki Alvin-Smith The ability to take a deep, clean and richly oxygenated breath that translates through healthy lung tissue into the oxygenated blood we need to sustain our lives is something we take for granted until that moment when we can’t. This is a dilemma faced by hundreds of thousands of humans, horses and other […]
Alternative Health Care for Respiratory Issues Article by Deborah Powell, as published in Trainer Magazine 2017 Author Deborah Powell explains how two therapy tools have helped horses’ respiratory issues, as well as helped with a more recent need – her husband’s diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) My husband’s COPD consists of emphysema, chronic bronchitis, […]
For horses that are bleeders or have COPD, we have several options to help you make the right therapy care choice for you and your horse. MicroCurrent Therapy The first method is using microcurrent therapy (MCT) and following the Lung Setup protocol, which is described in our Quick Guide: MicroCurrent for Bleeders by Deborah Powell. […]
The VibraVM acoustic percussor, a specialized tool for lung issues.
Rescue Horse helped with Bodywork, Microcurrent & more
Microcurrent therapy is an alternative method that has been used for years to avoid using Lasix and to successfully treat EIPH in race horses. Using microcurrent therapy is non-invasive and provides healing elements, making it a safer and healthier option for the horse. Unlike Lasix, the microcurrent Lung Treatment has been reported to actually help heal the horse’s lungs, which can provide longer-lasting results.