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Brand new, lighter weight Combi Pro with the very latest in PEMF technology!

Upgrade your Activo-Med Rug to our

brand new, lighter weight version with the very latest in PEMF technology!

Prices start from as little as £975 (depending on the age of your current rug)

 

Upgrading!

We are offering all of our customers the chance to upgrade your existing Activo-Med rug, no matter it’s age, to the newly released Combi Pro II model, giving you the more advanced PEMF technology, along with a 2-year warranty.

This new model will still run all of your add-on Activo-Med products (such as leg wraps or laser), or you can choose to upgrade these also to have a totally brand new system!

So, if you own an Activo-Med rug, why not take advantage of our amazing offer to existing users and receive a brand new rug worth £3,400 new for as little as £975! You will immediately benefit from:

– lighter weight rug for ease of use

– wider and deeper PEMF coverage from latest technology

– 2-year warranty on any of our new equipment

– available as fully mesh version keeping your horse cooler on hot days

To find out more information please call 01494 883433 or email info@fmbs.co.uk

A bit about Activo-Med

Activo-Med have been producing these rugs for over 20 years and are the brand leaders in providing the latest cutting edge horse and user-friendly therapy equipment that makes your horse feel and perform to the best of his ability. The equipment is used by a huge percentage of people all over the world ranging from riders, trainers, vets and physios, professionals at the top of their game to amateurs. Some of the reasons they have chosen Activo-Med include:

– effectiveness and results

– ability to run rug, leg wraps and other add on equipment

– ease of use and maintenance

– versatile and reliable

– customer support

To find out more information about all the Activo-Med equipment please call the office on 01494 883433 or email info@fmbs.co.uk

Charlotte Dujardin & Carl Lester

**Exciting sponsorship opportunity for 2018!**

Here at FMBs Therapy Systems we are looking to support three chosen riders in their 2018 competitive campaigns.

Whether you are a weekend rider looking to improve your results, a Pony Club / Riding Club member, a TeamQuest competitor or an up and coming event rider, show jumper or dressage star, the application is open to all!

We are offering three lucky people full sponsorship for 12 months in the form of your very own Activo-Med Pulsed Electromagnetic Rug (to learn more about the rug and other Activo-Med products please visit www.fmbs.co.uk). Along with this you will receive branded clothing, a baseball cap and a discipline specific saddle pad, plus a discount on any additional equipment you may wish to purchase or hire.

All you need to do to apply is send us (in no more than 300 words) a little information about yourself and your horse(s); age, county you live in, what you do competitively with your horse(s) and your equestrian goals for next year. We would also like to know why you would like the use of an Activo-Med rug and why you think you would be the ideal FMBs Therapy System sponsored rider. Applications should be sent via email to info@fmbs.co.uk by midnight on the 31st October 2017. The shortlist will be announced during November.

We look forward to receiving your applications!

 

Tim Stockdale Showing Activo-Med Rug

Terms & Conditions

  1. – Entries to be sent to info@fmbs.co.uk
  2. – Sponsorship only open to riders based in the UK. Entrants must be 16 years old or over. Employees of FMBs Therapy Systems, agents and their families are not eligible to enter
  3. – No purchase is necessary
  4. – Only one entry per person
  5. – The prize: Use of an Activo-Med Pulsed Electromagnetic and Massage rug for 12 months (rug model to be decided by FMBs Therapy Systems) and branded clothing to include; body warmer, baseball cap, discipline specific saddlecloth
  6. – The winner’s name and county will be posted on FMBs Therapy Systems website and social media pages. The winner agrees to participate in any reasonable publicity arranged by FMBs Therapy Systems or its agents including the filming of their training, competitions and short interviews for videos and photos
  7. – The winners will be expected to keep FMBs Therapy Systems up to date with their training, competition results and general relevant news during the sponsorship. This can be done via social media, email and/or in public blog posts
  8. – The winners will allow FMBs Therapy Systems to publish and share all the information sent to them regarding updates with their training, competition results and relevant news
  9. – The prize is as stated and is non-transferable
  10. – First round entries will close at midnight on 31st October 2017. A short list will then be selected
  11. – Riders on the short list will be asked to provide a short video clip and overview of why they think they should win. This will then be put to public voting and the three winners selected
  12. – Potential candidates will be contacted during November so please provide up to date contact details
  13. – It is the winner’s responsibility to provide FMBs with the relevant details to ensure the prize is sent to the correct place. Items will be shipped via courier
  14. – The rugs will be warranted for the duration of the agreement. Repairs caused by accidental damage or misuse of the equipment whilst in the care of the sponsored rider will be charged at cost
  15. – If the recipient wishes to keep the Activo-Med rug at the end of the 12 month sponsorship period a discounted price for purchase will be arranged
  16. – The sponsorship will begin once the items have been received. This will be within one month of the competition winners being announced
  17. – By entering the competition entrants agree to be bound by these terms & conditions and by the decisions of FMBs Therapy Systems, which are final in all matters relating to the promotion. No correspondence will be entered into
  18. – FMBs Therapy Systems will not be responsible for incomplete, illegible or lost entries. Proof of submission of entry is not proof of receipt of entry
  19. – FMBs Therapy Systems reserves the right at it’s sole discretion to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering, or to have tampered with, the operation of the competition or to be acting in violation of these terms and conditions
  20. Promoter: FMBs Therapy Systems, Pyatts Farm Offices, Pyatts Farm Lane, Lane End, Bucks, HP14 3NW

How Does Light Therapy Work?

FMBs Equine Therapy Systems                Activo-Med Power Pad

The Activo-Med Wave-Light-Pulse therapy cluster and pen works using PEMF therapy plus red and infrared super luminous LED diodes. They are used to trigger normal cell function.

How do the LEDs help heal?

The super luminous LEDs emit concentrated light at specific wavelengths to provide therapeutic benefits without adverse side effects. The red lights work at wavelengths of 635nm and penetrate tissue to a depth of approx. 10mm. This is good for the healing of problems close to the skins surface, e.g. wounds, cuts, scars. The infrared light works at a wavelength of 950nm and penetrates to a depth of approx. 40mm, working well to help with bone, joint and deep muscle tissue.

The Science behind the LED Super Luminous Therapy

The LEDs are set up on the control box to pulse at specific frequencies suitable for the ailment they are treating. The part of the cell that is benefiting from the light therapy is called the ‘mitochondria’. This is the cells powerhouse that produces all the energy that the cell requires to function. When the mitochondria absorb the light therapy they produce two substances, ATP (an immediate energy source for muscles) and ROS (which releases nitric oxide, leading to gene transcription, protein production, and growth of cells and support systems).

The therapeutic effects of the treatment:

  • – Increases blood capillary circulation and vascular activity, accelerating the natural tissue healing processes
  • – Relaxes muscles, reduces nerve excitability and stimulates nerve transmission
  • – Reduces scar tissue and stimulates wound healing
  • – Stimulates cellular reproduction and facilitates accelerated replacement of damaged cells.
  • – Increases production of endorphins and enkephelins (a pentapeptie molecule) from the brain promoting pain reduction and mood elevation
  • – Reduces inflammation and swelling in chronic conditions of arthritis, bursitis, and tendonitis
  • – Stimulates fibroblastic activity – promoting repair of connective tissue and formation of collagen fibers
  • – Stimulates tissue granulation and connective tissue formation – an important process in the healing of wounds, ulcers and inflamed tissues
  • – Increases lymphatic system activity and relieves edema and discomfort associated with swelling
  • – Stimulates production of collagen—the most important component of wound healing

The Activo-Med light therapy equipment uses the effective super luminous LED therapy but also benefits from having a PEMF coil within the unit. To learn more about PEMF and what is does click here.

What is Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy?

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How does Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy Work?

The Activo-Med Impulse Line products all contain Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (magnetic pulses created using electrical energy). PEMF therapy is created by passing an electric current (from the battery) through a number of copper coils. The frequency at which the current is sent is controlled by the control box. This is set up to frequencies suitable for therapeutic use to suit pre and post exercise plus specific conditions and rehabilitation.

PEMF can pass through all muscle tissue, tendons, ligaments and bone to help with wellbeing and regeneration.

How does PEMF work?

The body is made up of numerous cells, all of which need energy to function. Energy is dynamic and has a frequency, which changes all the time. All energy is electromagnetic by nature and all cells produce their own electromagnetic fields. This means that nothing in the body happens without an electromagnetic exchange (trillions of cells are communicating via electromagnetic frequencies). Damaged cells will not have their correct electromagnetic field and their metabolic processes will be impaired.

PEMF helps restore the cells electromagnetic fields and their metabolic processes. The PEMF uses the magnetic pulses it creates to induce tiny electrical signals that stimulate the cell to repair, up-regulating the cells naturally generated energy and allowing them to heal themselves.

The PEMF also has an effect on the cells membrane channels (these control what enters and leaves the cell). It opens up these channels allowing more nutrients into the cell and waste products out, helping to restore the cells optimum balance. If enough cells are restored then they will work more efficiently.

Cells of the same types come together to make tissues and these tissues come together to make organs. So by restoring or maintaining cell function, organ function will also be restored or maintained allowing the body to function better.

PEMF works to:

  • Reduce pain, inflammation and the stress on the body
  • Improve energy, circulation, blood and tissue oxygenation, stress, blood pressure, nutrient uptake, cellular detoxification and regeneration
  • Balance the immune system
  • Accelerate repair of bone and soft tissue damage
  • Relax muscles.

PEMF and Magnets: What’s the difference?

PEMFs are frequency-based, applied to either the whole body or parts of the body.  PEMFs may only be needed for short periods of time, while the effects last for many hours/days, setting in motion cellular and whole-body changes to restore and maintain balance in metabolism and health. The body does not ‘get used to’ the healthy energy signals of therapeutic PEMFs, even if used over a long time, compared to magnets.

Stationary (or “static”) magnetic fields from magnets have fixed strengths. They are used in mattresses, bracelets, knee wraps etc. Most have a shallow penetration into the body, resulting in a very limited ability to affect deeper tissues, and they rarely treat all the cells of the body simultaneously.

WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK!

 

At FMBS Therapy Systems we value all of our customers’ feedback, and we’d love to know your experiences with our ACTIVO-MED products.

We are offering all of our customers a little surprise goodie in exchange for your thoughts. In addition to this, we will also enter all our respondants into a prize draw to win a Back on Track Mesh Rug worth £178!

Read all about the benefits of the Back on Track Mesh Rug here

To be in with a chance of winning this great prize, all you need to do is email us on info@fmbs.co.uk and tell us a little bit about your horse, the products you use and how you find they work for you. We also love receiving photos and video clips!

We look forward to hearing from you 🙂

Try Before You Buy – FREE trial of Activo-Med Combi rug!

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Try Before You Buy – FREE trial of Activo-Med Combi rug!

PLUS – your chance to purchase your chosen rug with a 30% discount!

This is a great opportunity to help you prepare, perform and recover at your upcoming special competition.  This trial period can be extended on a weekly or monthly cost basis.  Any rental paid is deducted from the purchase price if you decided to keep the rug.

In return for this offer we ask to see your pictures, videos and feedback on using the rug to share on social media.

To guarantee your trial date just email info@fmbs.co.uk or call the office 01494 883433.

What’s included:

FREE trial of Activo-Med Combi rug for a week subject to availability

FREE delivery of Activo-Med Combi rug

– Entry into our claimants prize draw to win a 30% discount from the Activo-Med rug of their choice

– Offer can be taken any week between now and the end of September 2017

– Trial period can be extended on a weekly or monthly cost basis.  Cost varies depending on the model chosen.  Any rental paid is deducted from the purchase price if you decide to keep the rug

FREE collection of Activo-Med Combi rug after the trial period

What’s not included:

– Refundable deposit of £600 to cover any damages

– Insurance while you have the rug. Should the rug not be returned for any reason by the agreed end date, a sales invoice will be issued for its full purchase price.

How to claim:

– There are only 5 rugs available for this offer so please PM or email info@fmbs.co.uk or call 01494 883433 to guarantee your trial date

– In return for claiming this offer we would like your agreement in providing feedback on how you are getting on, and photos and video clips that we can publish and share on social media

– All claimants will be put forward to be in with a chance of purchasing their chosen rug at 30% discount – all you need to do is provide us with the best material to use and get the most social media interest and we will decide on the most worthy winner

Reducing the onset of arthritis in horses

Arthritis is one of the most common reasons that horses are retired early. It is believed that early training of young horses can often lead to arthritis in later life. Arthritis can be managed with painkillers, injections and other drugs but surely prevention is the way forward?

There are various ways you can help to prevent or slow down the onset of some forms of arthritis.   Diet, controlled exercise in young horses, thorough recovery time and procedures after exercise, natural supplements to help reduce inflammation in the joints after exercise, AND the Activo-Med equipment!!!

There are many studies of how Pulsed Electromagnetic therapy (PEMF) and massage therapy, plus light or cold laser therapy can both aid in the prevention and slow down the onset of many arthritic cases.

PEMF uses a range of frequencies and intensities to help stimulate different cells in the body, which in turn promotes cell development, efficiency and optimisation. Cold laser therapy (WLP) uses light therapy in addition to PEMF, which, when applied at the correct frequency and wavelength for the correct duration can help stimulate body cells at all depths within the body to rejuvenate and repair.

Please take a look at our list of products above that use these therapies, including the Combi Pro rug, leg wraps and light therapy products.

Wellington Premier League

Wellington Premier League is just around the corner, and the FMBs Team will be available offering free demos of equipment on site all week, so please let us know if you are attending or competing!

We are sponsoring some of the main classes throughout the show, and will be available to discuss our products with you in more depth including the fantastic Activo-Med Water Treadmill and Cold Water Spa, available in the Equine Rebalance Therapy Centre based onsite at Wellington Riding. These therapy products are an invaluable part of keeping competition horses fit and well, or when rehabilitating from injury.

We would also like to offer show sponsorship to one rider at the Premier League, with the opportunity to use the Activo-Med Combi Pro rug throughout the duration of the show, along with a sponsor saddle pad and cap. If you are competing at the show and would like to make use of this offer please get in contact.

We look forward to seeing you all next week!

Demo’s at VOS

During the last week we have had a fantastic trip to World Equestrian Centre Wilmington OH to support one of our Sales Representatives KC Van Aarem while she was there working for David Beisel.

As part of our support to KC we offered free demonstrations and use of the Activo-Med blanket and leg wraps at the show to riders and trainers.  We met a great number of riders and trainers who all enjoyed learning more about how the products can help them and their horses.

Some of the people we were lucky enough to meet included:

Sara Ring and her horse Vos. Vos particularly loved the blanket. Sara said that she could really see how much the mare enjoyed having the therapy session with the blanket.

Rider Patty Stoval and her colleague Sarah Lane were really surprised at how easy the blanket is to use compared to others on the market, noting that it really is lightweight and the horse that received the demonstration did not mind having the blanket on, unlike other blankets.

We also got to meet trainer Hedi De Angelo along with a client of hers, McKenzie Evon. McKenzie had a fantastic show being placed 1st in the Low children’s/Adult Classic along with winning the Taylor Harris National Children’s Medal. All while using the Activo-Med Blanket, McKenzie swore that El Taxi (Pepe) felt more relaxed and happy after a session with the blanket and leg wraps.

Maddi Burchell and Dali LOVE Activo-Med

Maddi Burchell is a Grand Prix rider who is trained by Carl Hester on her own 10 year old PRE Dali. “I absolutely love the results of the Activo-Med rug, Dali’s muscles are softer from the outset. As a rider I can then achieve so much more suppleness and thoroughness in his work, after he has been warmed up using the rug.”

As a Lazer therapist and qualified veterinary thermography I have seen the results of the Activo- Med results compared to many other similar products on the market and so feel totally confident that when I recommend Activo-Med products as a rider and trainer, I also know I am correct fro ma therapists point of view too.

I know that both Carl and Charlotte have been Activo-Med fans from over a decade. My only slight reservation is that I do not have the most up to date model, perhaps I should look at Trading in and Trading Up!

Badminton Horse Trials 2017

 

At least 15 out of the Top 20 horses at Badminton Horse Trials 2017 use Activo-Med products! 

Here in the FMBS Therapy Systems office we are all reflecting on what was a thrilling week at Badminton Horse Trials 2017. It was busy for us supporting our loyal customers behind the scenes keeping their horses in tip top condition for one of the eventing world’s biggest tests.

We were hugely encouraged to hear from the best of the best regarding our equipment and how it helps their horses with competition preparation and prevention of injury on a daily basis, and is essential at the big events such as this.

We were also delighted to be able to tell our customers about our new products:

-Spa with new vibrating floor

-High speed treadmill

-Fully mesh Combi Pro Rug

If you’d like to find out more about our products, and how they could help your horse, and why they are regarded as so important to the very top of the business please contact the office on 01494 883433 or info@fmbs.co.uk.

FMBS Therapy Systems offer a full range of equine therapy equipment including Water Treadmills, Spas, Vibro Combi Floors, Pulsed Electromagnetic and Massage Rugs, Leg Wraps and Pads, and Light Therapy products.

 

Nick Skelton and Big Star LOVE FMBs Therapy Systems

Celebrating over 8 years of FMBs Therapy Systems’ involvement with Nick Skelton and his top horses including his amazing Olympic Gold Medal winning partner Big Star…

Having been a customer of FMBs Therapy systems for well over eight years, GB Show Jumping team stalwart Nick Skelton understands the benefits that our products can provide for performance horses better than most. With an Activo-Med Cold Saltwater Spa, Activo-Med Therapy Dry Treadmill and Activo-Med Combi-Pro Rug, light therapy unit and leg wraps listed among Nick’s yard essentials, his horses enjoy Therapy treatments daily and in the run up to the 2016 Rio Olympics this obviously included his Rio Olympic Gold Medal winning partner Big Star.

“As everyone knows Big Star and I had a very good year last year culminating in us winning an individual Gold Medal in the Show Jumping out in Rio. I genuinely believe that the Activo-Med products from FMBs Therapy Systems that we used in the lead up to (and since) the Olympics attributed hugely to us getting to Rio allowing us to get our hands on that medal.
In the lead up to Rio, Big Star enjoyed the Combi-Pro rug everyday on the daily pre-set programmes to keep him supple, relaxed and his muscles in top condition. He was also lucky enough to go in our Activo-Med spa daily too. The combination of cold-water and salt provides the ideal environment for injury prevention and for the reduction of any inflammation of the muscles/joints that may occur after exercise allowing his body to recover faster than if he didn’t benefit from the spa. The dry treadmill that we also have on the yard helps all the horses, including Big Star, to build strength, stamina and balance and the gradient controls enabled us to work towards strengthening his back end without putting extra pressure on his body and legs.
I think everyone would agree that Big Star was in the shape, condition and form of his life in Rio and we think that the therapy that the FMBs products deliver had a big part to play in that.”

Ex-demo Equine Cold Water Spa available with 10% off!

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Save 10% plus FREE installation!

We recently demoed a new Equine Cold Water Spa at Oakridge Reining Centre to great success, and this ex stand demo model is now available with 10% discount, plus free installation.

The Equine Cold Water Spa is a valuable piece of equipment for any yard, aiding in the rehabilitation and sustained performance of competition horses, and helping them to achieve their full potential.

The spa can be used for tendon and ligament injuries, inflammation, soft tissue damage, hoof related problems, arthritis, laminitis, concussion and more. With the added salt, the Equine Spa can be used to support wound healing and reduce inflammation.

For more information and price on this Cold Water Spa, or to enquire further about any of our other product ranges, please contact the office on info@fmbs.co.uk or call 01494 883433.

Come and view the Activo-Med Equine Spa in action!

 

An invitation to view our Activo-Med Equine Cold Water Salt Spa in action – an amazing piece of equipment for any yard!

Don’t just take our word for it, come and see for yourself at the Sherwood Winter Show at Oakridge Arena, Newark 11th February 2017. We will have a new Equine Spa exhibiting there in full working order, and this ex stand demo model will be for sale after the event.

The Equine Cold Water Spa is a valuable piece of equipment for any yard, aiding in the rehabilitation and sustained performance of competition horses, and helping them to achieve their full potential.

The spa can be used for tendon and ligament injuries, inflammation, soft tissue damage, hoof related problems, arthritis, laminitis, concussion and more. With the added salt, the Equine Spa can be used to support wound healing and reduce inflammation.

FANTASTIC END OF YEAR OFFER ON ACTIVO-MED RUGS!

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To celebrate the end of 2016 we are offering a huge discount on our re-conditioned original model Activo-Med Combi Pro rugs.

A great starter rug for any horse and rider combination, with the opportunity to upgrade to a new style Combi Pro in the future.

Limited rugs available from £950 including VAT and UK delivery. Excellent payment terms.

Please call 01494 883433 for more details or to redeem this fantastic Christmas offer!

Activo-Med Combi Floor

Enjoy a Combi-Floor pre-Christmas offer from FMBs Therapy Systems

Place your order before 23rd December 2016, and receive a fantastic 5% discount off selected products…

Vibro Combi Floor – Vibration + Pulsed Electromagnetic + Weighbridge

For improved circulation, recovery, rehabilitation and general wellbeing.

The Activo-Med Combi Floor is a state-of-the-art equine therapy floor that combines controlled vibration with pulsed electromagnetic field therapy. It can be used pre-warm up and post exercise for recovery as well as rehabilitation. You can even use it whilst carrying out tasks like plaiting and clipping, or place under a solarium.

As with the other Activo-Med products, the control box is pre-set to provide the right combination of therapies for your horse. The floor can be operated from a mains supply or rechargeable battery making it very portable if you need to take it in the lorry or to shows. Available with optional weighing scales and solarium.

To make the most of this offer, please give us a call on 01494 883433 and quote ‘FMBSXMAS16’or visit the product page for more information

FMBs Equine Therapy Systems

Enjoy a Light cluster pre-Christmas offer from FMBs Therapy Systems

Place your order before 23rd December 2016, and receive a fantastic 5% discount off selected products…

Light Therapy Clusters and Pens – Combined Pulsed Electromagnetic + Wave Light Pulse Therapy + Massage

Can be used for muscular, tendon and ligament injuries, bumps, bruises, oedemas, cuts, wounds, arthritis, fractures and splints.

Wave-Light-Pulse (WLP) represents a quantum leap in direct local therapy; conventional laser technology in the shade. The Pulsed Electromagnetic and Light Cluster is a powerful combination of 24 infrared and 24 red diodes together with an in-built PEMF spool. It is fully adjustable by intensity and frequency and is based on the latest Supralight LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology. It is also available with a massage element within the cluster.

These clusters and pens run off the same control boxes as the Activo-Med rugs and leg wraps, which comes with pre-set settings and programs that can be adapted if required to suit your individual horses needs.
To make the most of this offer, please give us a call on 01494 883433 and quote ‘FMBSXMAS16’or visit the product page for more information

Equine Nebulizer

Enjoy a Nebuliser pre-Christmas offer from FMBs Therapy Systems

Place your order before 23rd December 2016, and receive a fantastic 5% discount off selected products…

SaHoMa Nebuliser

Combines experience in human medicine with Veterinarians´ demands.

  • High efficiency
  • Excellent output volume
  • Rechargeable battery pack integrated in
    the mask for maximum mobility
  • Soundless operation
  • Light weight
  • Direct aerosol delivery into the mask
  • Electronic parts protected by transparent protective cover
  • Cordless and tubeless operation

Why SaHoMa II?

  • Allows inhalation while in movement on the lunge
  • No tendency to a panic reaction due to silent operation
  • Regulated consumption of drug
  • Any medicine suitable for nebulisation can be inhaled
  • The manufacturer specialises in the development and production of both human and equine inhalation devices

To make the most of this offer, please give us a call on 01494 883433 and quote ‘FMBSXMAS16’or visit the product page for more information

Tim Stockdale Talks To FMBs

Are you a Tim Stockdale fan? Have a look at our latest exclusive Tim video. Here he talks about up and coming horses and a horse on the showjumping circuit that he’d really like to ride…

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