Tower Equine

Veterinary Surgeons


Newsletter - Shockwave Therapy - September 2010

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Shockwave therapy has become increasingly popular in equine medicine in the treatment of soft tissue injuries such as tendon and suspensory ligament sprains, orthopaedic pain relief (arthritis/navicular) and musculoskeletal disorders of the back to include sacroiliac strains and kissing spines. Shockwave therapy is also used as a non invasive treatment for angular limb deformities in foals.

Treatment is administered by a hand held probe linked to a compressor. The compressor generates a series of shock waves to encourage healing and provide pain relief during rehabilitation.

Tower Equine can provide a mobile shockwave therapy service in conjunction with EV Veterinary Products.

For more information or to book a shockwave therapy course, please call the office on 01778 591082.