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What is PEMF

What is PEMF Therapy?

PEMF energizes the cells of the body stimulating the body’s natural healing. It is painless, non- invasive drugfree therapy that accelerates healing, pain relief, & reduces inflammation, along with many other life changing benefits.
What happens during a PEMF treatment?
Pemf device sends pulsing magnetic field pulses through a flexible, soft rubber coil that penetrates into the body. The cell membrane is gently pulled by the magnetic field as it pulses. The cell membrane is relaxed on the (off phase). The cell membrane becomes more permeable as the cells relax and expand. This allows the cells to release toxins, inflammation, & waste. The release of toxin and receiving oxygen increases the natural charge of the cell. The magnetic wave only affects the cells that have a low level of charge. The damaged cells are the ones that show pulsing or twitching.
How long do sessions last?
Treatment sessions usually take 20-60 minutes for humans & small animals and 30-45 minutes for horses. It really depends on how chronic the soreness or injury is though some sessions vary on time of treatment.

PEMF Therapy benefits:

People, horses, dogs, cattle, & pigs can all benefit from PEMF therapy because

PEMF increases:

Range of motion
Immune system

Speeds up recovery time from injuries

PEMF decreases:

Toxins & cell waste
Build up of lactic acid

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Did you know

Did you know a horse in pain can adapt their movement which causes more issues when by overcompensating sore tight muscles. This can lead to less movement,(short striding, unable to flex, unable to engage hind end), behavior issues,(biting, bucking, behavior changes), and even physical problems. By noticing these changes early you can prevent more muscle injuries. By increasing range of motion your increasing your horses stride, stamina, and flexibility can takes tenths to seconds off timed events, by lengthening strides. Performance horses work hard by adding massage into your horses routine it will help keep your horse in top performance shape. It will help prevent muscle tears, spasms, and muscles healthy.

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What is massage therapy and some of the benefits?

Equine massage therapy is a series of massage strokes applied with certain pressure to help increase blood flow, reduce stress, relax the horse, loosen joints, tight & knotted muscles, & ligaments by working to get the soft tissue healthy.

Do you want to improve your horses performance? Is your horse missing lead changes or struggling to travel straight? Does your horse seem stiff after a weekend of trail riding? Massage therapy is not just a do a treatment your horses work hard and can get sore and have muscle strains, pulls, and tears just like us!
A.D’S Equine Sports Massage Therapy & Rehabilitation LLC
Massage therapy benefits:

• Promotes healing by increasing the flow of nutrients to the muscles and carrying away excessive fluids and toxins.

• Reduces inflammation and swelling in joints, thereby alleviating pain, by improving circulation.

• Creates a positive effect on the contractual and release process of the muscles. When tension is released, muscle relax.

• Assists in balancing the body by treating the body as a whole rather than each individual part.

• Stimulates circulation by “defrosting frozen muscles” thereby releasing endorphins- natural pain killers. Improved circulation also increases the excretion of toxins through the skin.

• Enhances muscle tone and increases range of motion.

• Helps maintain the whole body in better physical condition.

• Helps alleviate muscles spasms and fatigue thus reducing the risk of tearing or pulling muscles.

• Increases range of motion and enhances muscle tone.

• Promotes more rapid healing of injuries by improving circulation.

• Improves performance and athletic ability.

• May help prevent colic by keeping the intestinal tract moving as it should.
Pre & post event benefits:

• Minimizes stiffness

• Enhance tissue repair

• Maintain suppleness and strength
Common behavior issues related to back pain and or saddle fit:

• Difficult to shoe

• Cold- backed while mounting

• Bucks or rolls excessively

• Reluctant to stride out

• Slow to warm up or relax while riding

• Inability to travel straight

• Falters or resists during transitions

• Head tossing

• Fidgeting while mounting/dismounting

• Objection to being saddled or tightening of girth/cinch

• Difficulty going down hill

• Rider constantly having to adjust position

• Twists over fences

• Difficulty maintaining collection or impulsion

• Hypersensitivity to brushing

• Unable or unwilling to round back or neck

If your horse is showing any of these signs they could benefit from massage.