Veterinary Research

Effect of targeted PEMF therapy on canine post-operative hemilaminectomy: a double- blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.

Alvarez LX, McCue J, Lam NK, Fox P, Gulce A.

J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2019 Mar/Apr;55(2):83-91.

Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is one of the leading causes of paralysis in dogs. Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF) has been advocated for improving wound healing and pain reduction, however, robust clinical trials are lacking. The present…Read Abstract

The effect of electromagnetic fields on postoperative pain and locomotor recovery in dogs with acute, severe thoracolumbar intervertebral disc extrusion: a randomized placebo-controlled, prospective clinical trial.

Zidan N, Fenn J, Griffith E, Early PJ, Mariani CL, Munana KR, Guevar J, Olby N.

J Neurotrauma. 2018 Aug 1;35(15):1726-1736.

Spinal cord injury (SCI) due to acute intervertebral disc extrusions (IVDE) is common in dogs and is treated by surgical decompression. Dogs with sensorimotor complete injuries have an incomplete recovery. Pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMF) reduce…Read Abstract