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Alternative Therapies

Based on your horse’s specific needs, we will put together a treatment program to ensure the best results for recovery and allowing the horse to return to a regular work schedule. Alternative Therapies include, but are not limited to Cold Laser TherapyEqui-Vibe, Shockwave or Essential Oils.

Pegasus Laser Therapy

Laser therapy can alleviate pain, reduce inflammation and accelerate recovery from a wide range of acute to chronic injuries or wounds. Lasers are also used to stimulate chiropractic and acupuncture points.

Laser Therapy has been scientifically proven to be successful in treating a multitude of conditions including:

  • Tendon and suspensory injuries such as tears or strains
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back disorders
  • Wound Healing

Click here to learn more about laser therapy on the Pegasus website!

Click to view before & after pictures (graphic)

Original injury on top; bottom right is after one month (15 treatments)

Above: Original injury on top; bottom right is after one month (15 treatments)

Below: Before image on top; bottom image taken after 10 days

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Equi-Vibe

Whole Body Vibration treats a wide range of issues:

Abscesses, navicular, bruised feet, heel pain, thin soles, under-run heels, laminitis, founder arthritis, cellulitis, bone density, joint pain, ligament injuries, muscle atrophy, muscle soreness, wound healing, scar tissue, swelling, pre-performance warm-up, post-performance cool down and more!

Shockwave

Shockwave therapy is non-invasive and can be used to stimulate healing of soft tissue and orthopedic injuries so horses return to a level of full soundness and useful activity without recurrence of injury. It actually heals tissues instead of merely suppressing pain and inflammation.

Essential Oils

Essential oils have enhanced lives for thousands of years, offering a variety of natural healing benefits to humans and animals. EVS offers Young Living therapeutic grade essential oils.

To order or for more information, please contact our office!

Click here for more information on essential oils for pets.

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