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Sparkly
29-04-07, 12:32 PM
Horse needs shockwave therpy for suspensory desmitis but my vets don't have the equipment, and the referral hopsital who diagnosed him is 160miles from us and hence, too far!!

So anyone know a vet that does it - we are in the Midlands, but do have transport so can travel

spaniel
29-04-07, 01:05 PM
Where in the Midlands are you....is just south of Bristol too far?

Jemayni
29-04-07, 01:12 PM
We're Midlands & my friends horse had the same thing, but she had to go to newmarket for the treatment.

mitchellk
29-04-07, 02:22 PM
have pm'd you

sassyequine
29-04-07, 05:26 PM
If you are prepared to travel about an hour to guildford, my vet has the equipment and has spent the last 6 months treating my gelding's desmitis in both hinds with it.

Sparkly
29-04-07, 07:33 PM
Thanks for the PMs etc

Spaniel - horse has just come back from Bristol Vet School - was nearly 160miles and a good 3 hours so unfortunately is a bit far to go on a regular basis

Sassyequine - I have been given a couple of numbers to try that aren't too far, but if I could have your vet's number too that would be great as you never know if these vets can do it at the moment etc

Thanks!!

aran
29-04-07, 07:41 PM
The RVC and the Newmarket vets all do shockwave - it depends where you are. The RVC is just off the M25 so pretty easy access.

nelliefinellie
29-04-07, 08:19 PM
My local practice has shock-wave - South West Warwickshire -
http://www.johnbrookvets.co.uk/

Maggie2
29-04-07, 08:56 PM
I am fairly certain that Hook Norton Vets in Hook Norton near Banbury do it, they have a dedicated equine unit which is nearly new.

jomiln
30-04-07, 05:10 AM
Have pm'd you.

polaris
30-04-07, 05:35 AM
Don't know if these do it it but worth contacting them

http://www.oakhamvethospital.co.uk/

ihatework
30-04-07, 08:25 AM
Where abouts are you in Midlands?
My vets have a portable shockwave machine and will travel, they are based just north of Newbury

LusoLover
30-04-07, 12:43 PM
Corner House Equine Practice near Henley - in Arden have a mobile unit.

Alibear
30-04-07, 12:47 PM
Wouldhave thought Avon Vale vets would have one as well.

Sparkly
30-04-07, 06:55 PM
Thanks all - Avonvale don't have the machine - spoken to them today
Have contacted Cornerhouse though and they will do it - yay - just got to get my vet to speak to their vet

custard
30-04-07, 07:01 PM
Hi, 608 Vet Group in Solihull have a machine on loan to them at the mo and it is portable. They started SWT on mine last Friday!

The no is 0121 705 3044