Sports Medicine

Horses are talented athletes who, with their owners, engage in many disciplines. The desire of riders to be successful competitors has made the soundness and integrity of their horses of paramount importance. To this end, we offer an extensive lameness exam to identify and solve the issues that arise with a horse’s soundness. In addition, we offer a variety of therapies to treat lameness issues and to keep your horse competition-ready.

 

Lameness Exams may include:

  • Thorough Hands-on Exam

  • Gait Analysis at multiple gaits

  • Hoof Testing

  • Joint Flexion Tests

  • Longing

  • Diagnostic Nerve and Joint Blocks

  • Digital Radiography

  • Digital Ultrasound

 

Recommended Therapies may include:

  • Adequan & Legend

  • Joint Injections with a variety of medications including hyaluronic acid, corticosteroids, PRP and IRAP™

  • Class IV Cold Laser Therapy

  • Shockwave Therapy

  • Ionophoresis

  • Chiropractic Treatment

  • Acupuncture Techniques

  • Musculo-Skeletal Surgeries such a tendon splitting, stem cell implants, tenectomys, and arthroscopic techniques

OFFICE HOURS

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday thru Friday

 

Our office opens at 10 am every other Wednesday for team meetings

 

Emergency Service 24/7

CONTACT

Tel:  253-535-6999

Email: info@tacomaequine.com
 

3112 156th Street East

Tacoma, Washington 98446

© 2018 by Tacoma Equine Hospital

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