Shock Wave Therapy Symposium To Be Held

Veterinarians will have the opportunity to learn about the physics and technology of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) in Shelbyville, Kentucky on Saturday, March 3, 2001.

Studies on various aspects of ESWT will be presented, including those of Jack R. Snyder, DVM, PhD, of the University of California, Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital which included a "Clinical Evaluation of High-Energy Extracorporeal Shock Waves on Equine Orthopedic at UC Davis and Sydney 2000." Other presentations include "High-Energy Shock Waves as a Treatment for Ligament and Orthopedic Injuries at the Woodbine Racetrack," by Dr. Darryl Bonder, DVM, of Toronto Equine Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario

Practical Wetlab Sessions and discusssions will be held. Registration numbers are limited, and your information must be received by February 16, 2001. For more information, e-mail, or call 404/386-9865 or 502/722-5079.

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Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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