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How Dr. Frick can help veterinarians, physiotherapists, and animal caretakers improve animal lives

  • Learn exercise to help dog, cat, horse posture and function

  • Pain treatment with Alpha-Stim® microcurrent therapy

  • Hire her for presentations or professional assistance

  • Balance the Autonomic Nervous System

  • Take the guesswork out of nutrition
  • Reduce stress and anxiety

Lyme Disease

People know the statement: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Well, when a dog or a person has been handed the diagnosis of “Lyme Disease”, that is when we need to be optimistic and make Lyme-Ade out of it!This happened to me early August 2018, which sent me into a rapid learning curve. While I was familiar with the spirokete bacteria awarded the name “Lyme” for a collection of symptoms, what I did not know was the intertwined connection to heavy metals and viruses. “Leave no stone unturned Ava”, I became a warrior for myself and all the critters and people out there struggling with the same diagnosis.

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About Dr. Ava Frick

Veterinarian, Speaker, Author

Ava Frick earned her veterinary degree in 1980, a certification in Animal Chiropractic in 1997, and a proficiency certification in Herbal Phytotherapy in 2006. Her focus on physiotherapy has spanned over 20 years and was a pioneer in the field of animal rehabilitation. Dr.Frick is recognized as the world’s leading veterinary authority in the application of microcurrent therapy for animals. She added a certification of FitPAWS® Master Trainer Canine Fitness Coach in 2016.

Ava was selected in 2006 by the Hartz Mountain Corporation as their ‘Veterinarian of the Year Runner-Up’. This award was established to honor veterinarians who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to patients, their families and to their communities. In 2013 she attained the honor of being selected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress. 

November 2015 Dr. Frick was inducted into the Animal Chiropractic Hall of Fame. She is one of the first 4 selected to receive this distinguished recognition from doctors (certified chiropractors or veterinarians) practicing internationally in the field of animal chiropractic. This award was voted on by her peers and is based on contributions made to the development of this profession over the past 25 years.

Dr. Frick has lectured nationally at AVMA, AHVMA, IVAS, AVCA, Wild West, Western States, Chicagoland, and other state veterinary conferences as well as internationally via webinars and online courses. Her topics include animal chiropractic, nutrition, microcurrent therapy, rehabilitation, stretching exercises, pain management, and the autonomic nervous system.

As an opinion leader in her field, she is sought by editors for commentary. Dr. Frick’s book, Fitness in Motion, was published by Lyon’s Press in 2007. Her research has been published twice in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science (2005 and 2010). And most recently the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association published her scientific research in Tissue Mineral Analysis of dogs, Fall 2017. She strives to help educate people of all walks of like all over the world on complementary care with scientific support. Her educational DVDs are only a small part of the information and help she offers.

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Stretching Exercises

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