Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners.View Article
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Radiographic imaging of can be done in the field or in our hospital. Visualization of fracture, chips, spurs and bone lesions such as navicular disease can best be performed with digital imaging. Proper and complete diagnosis allows our doctors to treat effectively and, when necessary, communicate with your farrier to ensure proper corrective shoeing and hoof comfort.
Ultrasound technology can be used for reproduction and sports medicine. When being used as a diagnostic tool, it can show the severity of soft tissue injuries as well as monitor progression of healing.
Our surgery suites are equipped with advanced anesthesia and patient monitoring technologies for added patient safety. A patient-safe equine recovery suite is located adjacent to the surgical suite for added patient care.
Additional Services and Benefits
Chiropractic and Sports Medicine
Chiropractic medicine is proven to improve performance and aid in pain management. Regular adjustments help to alleviate stress and tension within the musculoskeletal system.
The equine athlete can further benefit from special procedures such a focused lamemess evaluation coupled with diagnostic nerve blocks and injection. Injections of joints with therapeutic and anti-inflammatory medications can return many back to full performance.
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold Laser Therapy is rapidly gaining acceptance as a means to maximize healing and minimize down time. CLT promotes blood flow to the injured area and speeds tissue healing.
Coupled with Chiropractic and Sports Medicine, CLT patients often experience less pain, swelling, and scarring. Subsequently, lower treatment costs and quicker returns to function are obtained with this multi-modality approach.