Equine Research and Case Studies
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Treatment of Navicular Syndrome
Shock wave therapy was effective in decreasing lameness associated with navicular syndrome in 81% of the horses.
Effects of ESWT on Wounds of the Distal Portion of the Limbs in Horses
Healing time for wounds treated with ESWT was significantly shorter than untreated wounds.
The effects of extracorporeal shock-wave therapy on the ultrasonographic and histologic appearance of collagenase-induced equine forelimb suspensory ligament desmitis
Effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment on Equine Tendon Healing
The effect of shock wave on tendon lesions allowed for significant improvement in the quality of tendon repair and favorable prognosis for the horse.
How to Diagnose and Treat Back Pain in the Horse
“In equine back cases shock wave therapy had 89% positive outcome with results lasting up to 6 months or longer.”
– Kent Allen Backs
ESWT on Experimentally Induced Osteoarthritis in Middle Carpal Joints of Horses
For osteoarthritis cases the degree of lameness in horses treated with ESWT improved significantly compared to sham group.