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Lameness Part IV: The Vet

The last part of our series, following on from Part III. Because the causes of the lameness may be difficult to diagnose, a systematic diagnostic exam can be performed by the veterinarian to pinpoint to problem. Most experienced veterinarians have…

Benefits of shockwave therapy for equine athletes

Shockwave
Classified among physical therapy/rehabilitation techniques, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) remains an important tool for helping manage a variety of equine conditions and injuries, but also for maintaining your equine athlete and best friend. Problems that ESWT can help alleviate…

Diagnosing and Monitoring Injuries

CHANGING EQUINE TENDON MANAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION PART ONE: DIAGNOSING AND MONITORING INJURIES Dr Henk Offereins, DVM, from equinetendon.com explains:   Dr Offereins using the UTC scanner to evaluate tendon health The detailed imagery the UTC can provide about soft tissue…