In order to give our clients the best options for treatment of complicated problems, The Equine Center has the latest diagnostic equipment available, including:
Digital Radiography - our portable, state-of-the-art systems take radiographs (x-rays) of all parts of the equine skeleton.
Ultrasonography - our digital ultrasound systems are used for sports medicine, medical conditions and reproduction.
Nuclear Scintigraphy - or bone scanning - this offers another level of more specific diagnostic options.
Thermography - is particularly helpful in Sports medicine.
Inertial Motion Sensing Analysis - the Lameness Locator adds objectivity and precision to a lameness examination.
Video Endoscopy - to evaluate airway and gastrointestinal issues.
In House Laboratories - for prompt results.
Each modality provides different diagnostic information. They are used individually to provide site or tissue specific information when the area of an injury is known. Used together, they provide comprehensive information that helps determine the correct diagnosis.Equine Center is dedicated to providing prompt emergency services to our established clientele and their animals.
By utilizing new treatments, such as Mesotherapy, stem cells, PRP, IRAP and Shock Wave therapy; we are able to promote healing of soft tissue and bone injuries that have not responded fully to conventional therapies.
Our goal, in developing our sports medicine and rehabilitation programs, is to use scientific knowledge, gained in both human and equine medicine, to raise the standard of care and performance of the athletic horse.
The Equine Center has a team of experienced sports medicine staff that work alongside owners, trainers, chiropractors, farriers and other horse professionals to evaluate a horse’s condition and their physical potential. We can design the most appropriate course of action to meet the owner's goals, whether that is a return from injury or a maintenance plan for fitness. The Equine Center has successfully rehabilitated many injuries such as tendons, ligaments, joint and back pain as well as recoveries from surgical procedures. The treadmill is also utilized by Owners of local show and event horses as an addition to their conditioning program to enhance their horse’s top line and over all fitness.
The goals of rehabilitation are as follows:
-Restore Range of Motion
-Return to Intended Use
Some of the Therapeutic tools available at The Equine Center:
Exercise programs using a variable high speed incline treadmill with heart rate monitor
Iontophoresis TENS (Trans-cutaneous Electronic Nerve Stimulation)
RSWT (Radial Shock Wave Therapy)
Acupuncture and Chiropractic therapists
Graduated pen sizes for safe turnout Two arenas and ¾ mile conditioning track on rolling terrain
Professional size eight horse walker
Corrective trimming and shoeing under radiographic guidance
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