Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

Shock wave is a noninvasive, nonsurgical therapy for orthopedic conditions. Learn how it can help your horse.

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive, nonsurgical therapy for chronic and painful orthopedic conditions. Learn how it could help your horse.


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About the Experts

Kent Allen, DVM

Kent Allen, DVM, ISELP, is the owner of Virginia Equine Imaging. He is the vice president of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology, U.S. national head FEI veterinarian, and chairman of United States Equestrian Federation Veterinary and Equine Drug and Medication committees. He served as an FEI foreign veterinary delegate for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and the 2012 London Summer Olympics.

Jenny Johnson, VMD

Jenny Johnson, VMD, is the owner of Oakhill Shockwave and Veterinary Chiropractic in Calabasas, California. She completed her veterinary education at The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and earned her certification in veterinary chiropractic from the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association. She combines her veterinary education and years of experience utilizing shock wave therapy and chiropractic techniques, along with her background in riding and showing, to help ensure Southern California’s equine athletes have access to premium veterinary care. Johnson is a frequent presenter on the principles and applications of veterinary chiropractic and shock wave therapy, as well as the most recent research findings.