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My Monty cat recently became a hind leg amputee after an accident (hit by car.) He is healing exceptionally well, he is only 1.5yrs old. The stitches are out and the incision looks great. But, he has been twitchy and sensitive in the area, for good reason. We have done laser and acupuncture with our Vet  which helps but I have been reading about Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Filed (PEMF) devices as an option for home care and pain management. Has anyone ever used a PEMF loop or similar device? What was your experience? Any suggestions on brand? 

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Hi Monty and family, welcome! I’m so sorry about the accident but what a lucky boy you are to have survived the terrible ordeal!

I love that your vet has treated you with therapies to help your post-amputation pain. Over time it makes a huge difference. As for the loop, yep! We’ve had a few members try them, and we’ve written about them here:

Drug-Free Pet Pain Relief with the Assisi Loop

It’s an interesting therapy, and the fact that it’s been approved by the International Veterinary Association of Pain Management really validates it as a useful tool in healing. So far we have only had our canine community members try it, so if you give the loop a whirl let us know how it works for you OK?

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We have not tried the Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field (PEMF), I have read great things on the Assisi Loop for cats! If you try it please let us know!

Purrkins has a twitch and has since amputation. We went for acupuncture right after his amp & continue to go for tune-ups” that is what our holistic Vet calls every couple of months, we bought the farabloc blanket for Purrkins which has also helped the intensity and frequency of the twitch but he still has a mild twitch. Purrkins is a front leg amp.

Feel better Monty and Yaaay for the stitches out! Let us know what you try please.

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Purrkins said
We have not tried the Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field (PEMF), I have read great things on the Assisi Loop for cats! If you try it please let us know!

Purrkins has a twitch and has since amputation. We went for acupuncture right after his amp & continue to go for tune-ups” that is what our holistic Vet calls every couple of months, we bought the farabloc blanket for Purrkins which has also helped the intensity and frequency of the twitch but he still has a mild twitch. Purrkins is a front leg amp.

Feel better Monty and Yaaay for the stitches out! Let us know what you try please.

Holly & Purrkinsheart

   

Wow. The Gods are looking out for us today!  I came on here to search through all of our posts to find the type of blanket you got for Purrkins!  I have a little extra spending money so I was looking at that for Rusty!

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Wow. The Gods are looking out for us today!  I came on here to search through all of our posts to find the type of blanket you got for Purrkins!  I have a little extra spending money so I was looking at that for Rusty!

Rusty will LOVE it, look forward to pictures!

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I have used the Assissi loop post-op for my dog Athena (ACL surgery) and I think it did a great job to help her heal quickly and she had minimal pain.  I used it for about 2-3 weeks. The best indications for the Loop are for acute and post-surgical pain.

I also use it for my dog Julian’s arthritis.  He has pretty bad arthritis in his rear legs (ankles) and the meloxicam and gabapentin alone were not cutting it. I used the Loop 3-4 times daily along with CBD oil and he improved.  When I stopped the CBD and cut the Loop back to twice daily he got worse.  I increased treatments back to 3 times daily and he was better then I added the CBD oil back and he was better still so I guess both of those things helped him.  Some dogs or cats with chronic pain do not always get a full response to the Loop but it is worth a try!

The company has currently come out with a clinical use guide for the Loop based on actual studies but I have not downloaded that yet.

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We have used the assi loop on our dog for his shoulder before we knew it is likely cancer, both of his rear hips, and lower back.

I do think that it has helped him. We used it for over 200 treatments then ‘illegally” opened it and replaced the battery even though it says not to. It seems to work fine again still but we have not been able to re-check if its the same frequency and such

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