Shock Wave Therapy


Shock Wave Therapy

February 27, 2015

Equine surgeon Dr. Scott McClure explains what shock wave therapy is and how it works.... Read More


Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

January 28, 2015

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive modality used to stimulate healing.... Read More


NYRA Announces Additional Safety Protocols

January 19, 2015

The additional protocols come in the wake of a recent rash of catastrophic breakdowns at Aqueduct Racetrack.... Read More


USEF Issues Joint Injection, Shock Wave Withdrawal Times

November 26, 2014

Joint injections have a four-day withdrawal time and shock wave has a three-day withdrawal time from competition.... Read More


Developing the Sport Horse: Common Injuries

October 29, 2014

Learn about three common sport horse injuries and how to prevent and treat them.... Read More


Equine Rehabilitation Similar to Sports Therapy for People

October 07, 2014

Vets use rehabilitation to restore normal function following injury, reduce clinical signs, and restore range of motion.... Read More


Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

August 16, 2014

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


Rehabilitating Horses with Back Problems

August 13, 2014

Learn about methods, from stretches to massage, that can help horses suffering from back issues recover.... Read More


Showground Shock Wave

June 23, 2014

Shock wave is a proven therapy frequently seen (and heard) at horse shows.... Read More

Shock wave therapy is one of many medical treatments for caudal heel pain.


Dealing with Navicular Disease

March 11, 2014

Navicular disease can seem devastating when diagnosed, but many horses return to work with treatment.... Read More


UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy Demonstration

December 03, 2013

Dr. Laura Werner performs shock wave therapy on a horse with signs of pelvic pain.... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses

May 01, 2013

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy could be a promising tool for treating equine lower limb wounds. ... Read More


LSU SVM Receives Grant for Integrative Medicine Program

March 10, 2013

Louisiana State University received the $60,000 grant to support their integrative medicine programs.... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 08, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding shock wave therapy, one moderator said.... Read More


N.Y. Racing Regulators to Adopt Shock Wave Standards

November 29, 2012

Regulators could ban horses from racing or breezing for at least 10 days after shock wave therapy treatments.... Read More


RCI Considers 'One Strike' for Egregious Drug Violations

July 29, 2012

The rule would affect found responsible for putting substances in racehorses that might endanger the animals.... Read More


RCI Tightens Model Rule on Shock Wave Therapy

July 25, 2012

The new rule states horses receiving ESWT will be ineligible to train or race for 10 days following treatment.... Read More


Kentucky Derby Hopeful Receives Shock Wave Therapy

April 25, 2012

I'll Have Another, a hopeful for the 2012 Kentucky Derby, recently underwent shock wave therapy on his back.... Read More


The Latest Insights into Managing Joint Disease in Horses

January 17, 2012

Topical anti-inflammatories, hyaluronic acid, and shock wave therapy are among the popular treatment options.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE on Complementary Therapies Now Archived

November 19, 2011's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Complementary Therapies was held on Oct. 26.... Read More


Emerging Osteoarthritis Therapies

August 01, 2011

Supplements, polysulfated glycosaminoglycans, and regenerative medicines are some approaches for treating OA.... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy and PSGAGs: Effects on Arthritis

July 24, 2011

Researchers recently investigated how certain arthritic joint tissues respond to treatments such as shock wave... Read More


Tackling Tendon and Ligament Injuries

June 03, 2011

The latest therapies for injured tendons and ligaments focus on rebuilding tissue to its original strength.... Read More


Oregon Authorities Investigate Horse Shooting

May 04, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Marion County, Ore., are seeking whoever is responsible for fatally shooting a 23-year-old Arabian mare while she grazed in her pasture near Silverton earlier this week. Marion County Sheriff's Department Public ... Read More