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The endoscope evaluates the horse's respiratory system (nasal passages, throat, guttural pouches, and lower airways). Our USB equine endoscope is a compact mobile unit which can obtain high-resolution pictures and videos that can be shared with the horse owner and specialists. The length and diameter of the endoscope allow for comfortable examination of the airways on equines ranging from ponies to draft horses. 

The endoscope is a minimally invasive and helpful tool in diagnosing horses with exercise intolerance, asthma (heaves), nasal discharge, and abnormal respiratory noise. 

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Digital Ultrasound

Digital ultrasound is a non-invasive portable diagnostic tool for evaluating soft tissues. Our two units, with their multiple arrays of probes, allow for high-detail evaluation of

limbs (tendons, ligaments, and joints). Other areas that can be imaged include the eyes, lungs, abdomen, and back.

Interventional ultrasonography allows us to enhance accuracy during ultrasound-guided or assisted injection of tendon or ligament lesions, stifle, back, and sacroiliac joints.

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Digital Radiography

Our digital radiography system features a wireless plate and a high output x-ray generator that allows for high-detail images of nearly every area of the horse's body. Areas that can be radiographed range from shoulder to foot, stifle to foot, head, neck, and back. The digital radiograph image appears on the screen within seconds, allowing immediate interpretation. In addition, radiographs can be emailed to the horse owner and other veterinarians (second opinion, pre-purchase, or radiologist).

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Lameness Locator

The Lameness Locator is a veterinary diagnostic system that objectively measures a horse's movement in assessing soundness. This system measures the movement of the head and hip, then analyzes the information to determine if asymmetric weight-bearing on any limb is occurring to determine if a single, multiple, or compensatory lameness is present. Stride-cycle timing determines the lameness's impact, midstance, or push-off character.

The information acquired with the Lameness Locator can be saved and analyzed later for comparison during follow-up exams to assess the degree of improvement from therapy. It can also be used to objectively quantify the improvement in lameness and response to diagnostic nerve or joint blocks.

We have been using the Lameness Locator since 2011 and have found it invaluable in the evaluation of a subtle lameness, multiple limb lameness, or multiple lamenesses within

one limb.

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