Optimizing Performance in the Equine Athlete: The Sanctuary’s High Tech Therapies Seminar

 

The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center is partnering with The American Institute of Medical Laser Applications to offer a seminar about understanding high tech therapies available to optimize the performance of your equine athlete. (Photo courtesy of The Sanctuary)
The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center is partnering with The American Institute of Medical Laser Applications to offer a seminar about understanding high tech therapies available to optimize the performance of your equine athlete. (Photo courtesy of The Sanctuary)

Ocala, FL - The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center is partnering with The American Institute of Medical Laser Applications to offer a seminar about understanding high tech therapies available to optimize the performance of your equine athlete. The seminar will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at The Sanctuary, 5590 NW Highway 225, Ocala, FL. Doors open at 5:30 PM for registration and refreshments, and the program begins at 6. Please RSVP in advance by calling 352-369-4325 (HEAL), or email sancturyESTRC@aol.com. The seminar will include introductions to and clinical applications of laser and stem cell therapies.

The speaker, Dr, Riegel, earned his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, at the University of Illinois. Besides his private practice, Dr. Riegel served as a Clinical Instructor at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He’s lectured at numerous veterinary schools and conferences worldwide, and is the author of Laser Therapy in the Companion Animal Practice, and co-author of Laser Therapy for the Equine Athlete. Veterinarians who attend the seminar will also received 3 hours of RACE approved CE.

 

Situated on nearly 30 pristine acres adjacent to Highway 27 in northwest Marion County, The Sanctuary Equine Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy Center has been treating world-class equine athletes, outstanding breeding stock, and family equine friends for nearly six years. It’s recognized by horsemen from all disciplines as the finest, most comprehensive facility of its kind in the world.

The Sanctuary features the most advanced conditioning and rehab equipment available, including a box-stall-type equine hyperbaric chamber, an Aqua Pacer water treadmill, cold saltwater leg spa, equine swimming pool, 5/8 mile race track, two Eurocisers with therapeutic tracking surface, temperature-controlled veterinary inspection area with semi-surgical lighting, and rubberized surfaces in most areas.

In addition, The Sanctuary offers mobile therapy, equine massage, chiropractic, dental, Pegasus therapy laser, MagnaWave/P3 Electromagnetic Pulse Therapy, PRO orthopedic devices, DAC vitamins & minerals, therapeutic farrier services, and many other cutting-edge treatment options.

Their staff has decades of experience treating equine athletes of all breeds, invaluable in helping horses of all kinds successfully return to useful lives and competition, as well as conditioning and preparing them to perform at their best in their next big event.

The American Institute of Medical Laser Applications is recognized as a national leader in laser education and ethics. AIMLA prides itself in the adherence to outcome-based laser medicine and provides certifications for technology demonstrating reproducible evidence-based outcomes via laser technology. Their mission is to provide opportunities to raise the level of knowledge in the numerous disciplines of medical lasers. By expanding knowledge, they hope to enhance the usage of medical lasers and improve their application.

For more information, contact The Sanctuary at 352-369-HEAL (4325).




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