The examination is not meant to guarantee soundness of the animal, but to see if there are any pre-existing issues or potential problems that may affect the animal either now or in the future. One of the main issues to check for is degenerative joint disease.
Equine Digital Radiography
Digital radiography (x-ray) have revolutionized Equine Medicine. Now we are able to quickly and easily diagnose potential causes of lameness and bone abnormalities with less stress your your horse.
It is important to consult with your veterinarian as soon as you see early signs of joint disease..Some signs include joint swelling, heat, lameness, or reduced ability to perform. Intra-articular injections have been shown to be effective horses, Since the primary objective of intra-articular injections is to reduce inflammation, the horse’s joints typically feel much better soon after the injection.
Ultrasound is a quick and painless procedure. It uses sound waves to allow us to see inside your horses, without using the harmful radiation produced when we take x-rays.
Our state-of-the-art equipment, allows us to diagnose and treat your horses quickly and efficiently.
We can help when you need advanced diagnostic tests and treatments. We care for equine patients throughout their lives – from neonates to geriatric. We offer endoscopy of the upper respiratory tract, the urinary tract, and the gastrointestinal tract, in addition to radiography (x-rays), blood tests, and ultrasound.
Shockwave & Laser Therapy
Shockwave/Laser Therapy can accelerate healing and improve the repair, regeneration and remodeling of tissue in the horse. Some uses for laser therapy are wound healing, pain management, tendon/ligament injuries, muscle tears, neurologic injuries and stimulation of acupuncture points.