shock wave therapy, eswt, shock wave

Classified as a physical therapy or rehabilitation technique, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a tool for helping manage a variety of equine conditions/injuries ranging from tendinopathy to navicular syndrome to deep muscle pain. Researchers have also investigated its use for healing wounds and in conjunction with regenerative medicine. We combed through our archives to find our best ESWT resources so you can learn about this modality.

ARTICLE: Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses  Extracorporeal shock wave therapy could be a promising tool for treating equine lower limb wounds. READ NOW

SPONSORED ARTICLE: Shock Wave Therapy for the Performance Horse  Shock wave is classified as a physical therapy/rehabilitation technique and is used to treat a variety of equine injuries. READ NOW

ARTICLE: Treating PSD in Sport Horses: Surgery, Shock Wave, or Both?  Recent study results suggest that shock wave can help horses return to function faster than surgery or rest alone. READ NOW

WEBCAST: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy  Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive, nonsurgical therapy for chronic and painful orthopedic conditions. Learn how it could help your horse from Dr. Kent Allen. WATCH NOW

FACT SHEET: Benefits of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Horses  Classified among physical therapy/rehabilitation techniques, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) remains an important tool for helping manage a variety of equine conditions/injuries. READ NOW

ARTICLE: Does Shock Wave Therapy Enhance PRP’s Effects in Horses?  Applying shock wave therapy immediately following PRP injection into injured soft-tissue structures might help increase the concentrations of growth factors released from the platelets, researchers found. READ NOW

SEMINAR: Shock Wave Therapy  Dr. Scott McClure presents a lecture at the University of Kentucky about shock wave therapy, research into its use in human medicine, its application with regenerative medicine for horses, and how it works as an analgesic. WATCH NOW

VIDEO: Shock Wave Therapy Demonstration  Dr. Laura Werner performs shock wave therapy on a horse with signs of pelvic pain. WATCH NOW

ARTICLE: Shock Wave Therapy and PSGAGs: Effects on Arthritis  Researchers recently investigated how certain arthritic joint tissues respond to treatments such as shock wave. READ NOW

ARTICLE: Shock Wave Therapy Table Topic  Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding shock wave therapy, one moderator said. READ NOW