Nov. 14, 2022

How Does PEMF Therapy Help Dogs with Cancer? | Dr. Erica Ancier #192

How Does PEMF Therapy Help Dogs with Cancer? | Dr. Erica Ancier #192

PEMF therapy is safe, easy to use at home, provides relief for pain and inflammation, and may even have some anticancer effects.


Veterinarian Erica Ancier explains how pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) can fit into your dog’s cancer treatment plan (or other health needs!). This modality is safe for most dogs, and has no side effects – perfect for combining with other therapies to achieve optimal pain control.

She also discusses specific products and some of the pros and cons of each one. Listen in to learn how PEMF therapy can help your dog.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Assisi Animal Health/Zomedica https://assisianimalhealth.com/

Respond Systems https://respondsystems.com/pemf/

BEMER https://life.bemergroup.com/pemf-pulse-electro-magnetic-field/

Effect of Targeted Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy on Canine Postoperative Hemilaminectomy: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial study

Related Links:

Signs Your Dog Is In Pain podcast episode

Chapters:

00:00 Start

01:58 What is PEMF

04:52 Safety and Common Uses

09:19 How to Get It

10:44 How to Use PEMF

12:47 Anticancer Effects

17:30 Settings

20:01 Assisi Calmer Canine

21:19 Device Longevity

25:29 Key Takeaways

28:06 Kate’s Dogs’ Reactions to PEMF

37:55 User Experience for Assisi Loop and Respond Systems Mat

About Today’s Guest, Dr. Erica Ancier:

Dr. Ancier grew up in Southern California where she completed her undergraduate studies at UCSB. She graduated with honors from Western University of Health Sciences where she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Her clinical training was focused on rehabilitation and sports medicine for both small animals and horses. While in vet school, she was the national student president of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, which allowed her to learn about a wide range of emerging holistic modalities from some of the leaders in the field.

Dr. Ancier obtained her veterinary acupuncture certification (CVA) for both companion animals and horses from the Chi Institute in Florida and her canine rehabilitation practitioner certification (CCRP) from the University of Tennessee. She spent a few years as the clinical rehab director of a large facility in the Bay Area before moving back to the San Diego area. Dr. Ancier emphasizes pain management and preventative care, and utilizes both holistic and traditional medicine modalities as part of an integrative approach towards optimal animal wellness and healing.

She lives with her husband Kayvon and their small fur family consisting of their dog Hannah and four horses. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing Pilates, riding her horses, and exploring all of the beautiful nature that Southern California has to offer.

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Erica Ancier

DVM, CVA, CCRP

Dr. Ancier grew up in Southern California where she completed her undergraduate studies at UCSB. She graduated with honors from Western University of Health Sciences where she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Her clinical training was focused on rehabilitation and sports medicine for both small animals and horses. While in vet school, she was the national student president of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, which allowed her to learn about a wide range of emerging holistic modalities from some of the leaders in the field.

Dr. Ancier obtained her veterinary acupuncture certification (CVA) for both companion animals and horses from the Chi Institute in Florida and her canine rehabilitation practitioner certification (CCRP) from the University of Tennessee. She spent a few years as the clinical rehab director of a large facility in the Bay Area before moving back to the San Diego area. Dr. Ancier emphasizes pain management and preventative care, and utilizes both holistic and traditional medicine modalities as part of an integrative approach towards optimal animal wellness and healing.

She lives with her husband Kayvon and their small fur family consisting of their dog “Hannah” and four horses. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing pilates, riding her horses, and exploring all of the beautiful nature that Southern California has to offer.