Looking for a reliable service providing equine shockwave therapy with utmost care? Racetrack Veterinary Services is trusted by numerous equine clients in various areas of the equine industry for our excellent shockwave services. We have highly experienced Vets and Vet Nurses who work together using the most up to date technology and devices together with evidence based practice to help achieve the best results for our clients within a short time frame.
What is it?
Also known as Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), this therapy is used for both soft tissue and bony injuries. The treatment is scientifically backed and effective with immediate results. A hand-held device generating pressure waves is used on the damaged area with an ultrasound gel over it. As a complying agent, sedatives are used to lessen any adverse reaction to the sound and initial sensation of the treatment.
Shockwave therapy is administered to treat the following conditions:
Shockwave therapy in horses has numerous benefits which are:
Exact results vary depending on the nature and condition of the tissues that are been treated.
Though the horse recovers speedily, they must have a rest period for the treatment to be long lasting after the sessions are completed before they are ready to go back on track.
The vets at Racetrack Veterinary Services use two types of shockwave therapy devices.
The latter generates a unique waveform that is more powerful than radial machines. This uses a potentially lower dose of the wave. However, the vets look into the severity of the issue and then decide what would be the best for treatment. All devices used by our vets for the treatment is specifically and specially designed to be used on horses.
If you are wondering why us, here are the reasons:
If you are looking for equine shockwave therapy on the Mornington Peninsula and Greater Melbourne areas, Racetrack Veterinary Services can offer competitive prices for individual treatment sessions and tailored treatment packages. Call our office today on 5975 6586 for more information and to book an appointment.