Daisy and Pam: How the Assisi Loop is Helping an 18-year-old Cat with Severe Arthritis

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This post is sponsored by Assisi Animal Health*

We previously featured 18-year-old Daisy, who belongs to Pam Wheelock and her family. Pam is the founder of Purrfectplay. Five years ago, Daisy started having difficulty urinating and defecating. She was diagnosed with severe hip arthritis and spinal stenosis (a narrowing of the open spaces within the spine, which can put pressure on the spinal cord and the nerves that travel through the spine.) Daisy’s spinal nerve impingement causes her to retain urine and bowel material. When there is a big enough volume, the “stretch reflex” allows her to empty her bladder/bowel. “Daisy had no idea when this might happen,” says Pam. “It used to happen even when she was sleeping.”

They changed Daisy’ diet, added nutritional supplements, and started Adequan injections, which they can give at home. “These helped,” said Pam, “but her walking and ability to use the litter box were still poor.” Three years ago, they started Daisy on laser treatments at their vet clinic. “These helped some more, but they are expensive, and weekly vet visits are a scheduling problem.” On top of that, Daisy hates going to the vet. Then Daisy’s vet told Pam about the Assisi Loop.

Pam has been using the Assisi Loop for about eight months now, and it has made a remarkable different for Daisy.

How the Assisi Loop Works

The Assisi Loop, created by Assisi Animal Health, is a non-pharmaceutical, non-invasive device provides targeted pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (tPEMF™). tPEMF, which was first studied in the 1970s and is FDA-cleared for use in humans, uses low-level pulses of electromagnetic energy to stimulate the body’s own healing mechanisms to help relieve pain and swelling. This therapy can benefits cats with pain associated with arthritis, pancreatitis, wounds, or post-surgical swelling as well as many inflammatory conditions. The Loop is well tolerated by most cats. In fact, many cats really enjoy receiving Loop treatments. Because the Loop stimulates the body’s own healing process, rather than introducing a new substance (like a medication), even a sensitive cat body can handle it easily.

For more information about how the Loop could help your cat, visit http://www.assisianimalhealth.com or contact Assisi Animal Health at info@assisianimalhealth.com, 866-830-7342.

*FTC Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, which means that I was compensated to feature this content. Regardless of payment received, you will only see products or services featured on this site that I believe are of interest to our readers.

 

2 Comments on Daisy and Pam: How the Assisi Loop is Helping an 18-year-old Cat with Severe Arthritis

  1. Sean Dean
    September 21, 2017 at 6:20 pm (4 weeks ago)

    This is really interesting and great to hear that this has helped Daisy! It would be great to hear about other stories with Assisi loop, thanks Sean

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  2. Janine
    September 19, 2017 at 7:58 am (4 weeks ago)

    What a beautiful kitty. I’m glad she is getting relief.

    Reply

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