Answer: In the United States, a licensed healthcare practitioner needs to write an order before you can purchase an Alpha-Stim. For the rest of the world (outside of the USA), it is available over-the-counter.

Your next question might be, “Who qualifies as a licensed healthcare practitioner?”

Any healthcare practitioner that is licensed to diagnose and treat any of our four FDA cleared indications, including Anxiety, Insomnia, Depression, and/or Pain, can typically write an order for an Alpha-Stim. While the ability for specific practitioners to prescribe or order Alpha-Stim varies from state to state, here is a list of licensed healthcare practitioners who can typically write you an order:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • Psychologist (Masters & PhD)
  • Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Occupational Therapist (OTR/L)
  • Dentist (DDS & DMD)
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Physician’s Assistant (PA and PA-C)
  • Chiropractor (DC)
  • Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM)
  • Naturopath (ND or NMD)

Ready to talk to your doctor about Alpha-Stim?

Follow these simple steps and get started today!

  1. Download an info sheet with order form.
  2. Have your doctor or practitioner fill out the form.
  3. Email the completed form to or fax to 940-328-0888.
  4. Purchase your device online or over the phone at 1-800-FOR-PAIN.


Give us a call at 1-800-FOR-PAIN and our customer support team will be happy to answer your questions about how to get an Alpha-Stim.