POINTS EAST WEST VETERINARY SERVICES
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialty Practice
Dr. David Lane, DVM, ACVSMR
Sports Medicine Lameness Examinations
Sports Medicine neuro-musculoskeletal examinations are a key step toward lameness diagnosis. Initial consultations are 1 hour in length and if indicated, include chiropractic manipulations , laser therapy, and acupuncture.
Although Dr. Lane's specialty is in Sports Medicine, he also routinely performs a number of orthopedic surgeries including cruciate ligament repair (Ex-cap, TTA, TPLO), fracture repair, arthrodesis etc.
Manual therapy techniques such as chiropractic style manipulations, physiotherapy style mobilizations, and massage, are used to improve comfort and resolve lameness.
Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins to relax muscle and reduce pain. It can be applied to acupoints, or as IMS directly into myofascial trigger points.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) can be used to treat arthritis, or be combined with stem cells to repair torn tendons and ligaments.
Improves the recovery from surgery or trauma, prevents injury, and improves quality of life for geriatrics.
The PennHIP system for Hip Dysplasia diagnosis is to the traditional OFA method, which often fails to detect Hip Dysplasia.