The orthopedic and revalidation service is led by Lothar Vanslambrouck DVM, in collaboration with the orthopedists team They take care of all problems regarding movement and sports medicine for horses of all levels, from amateur to highest level of competition.
The orthopedic team strives to find the most accurate diagnosis, to determine and execute the best possible treatment, adapted to the pathology of your horse.
An orthopedic consultation takes about 1 to 2 hours, and goes as follows:
The Orthopaedics Department works closely with the Medical Imaging Department, which can make very detailed diagnoses using MRI, CT and Scintigraphy
In certain locomotor problems, the horse may only show symptoms of pain or lameness under specific circumstances (e.g. under saddle). Do not hesitate to bring your saddle, or make a video recording if necessary.
Once the problem is diagnosed, they can start treating the horse.
Equitom is equipped to perform the following treatments:
- anti-inflammatory medication
- PRP (platelet rich plasma)
- IRAP (Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protein)