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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) can help alleviate musculoskeletal pain. Using this non-invasive therapy, our practice can stimulate an animal’s soft-tissue or bone injury and promote healing, while decreasing the chance that disease will reoccur. ESWT uses the same technology that physicians use on human patients; the affected area is targeted with a wand that delivers pressurized wave pulses. These pulses create just enough force on the area to permeate soft tissue and fluid build-up and stimulate numerous metabolic processes.

What ailments can extracorporeal shockwave therapy help? 

  • Back pain
  • Bone cysts
  • Bone Fractures
  • Circulatory problems
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Lameness
  • Navicular disease
  • Ligament injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tumors
  • Wounds which refuse to heal

If you have questions about extracorporeal shockwave therapy or would like to see if your animal could benefit from this treatment, please contact us.