The Massachusetts Equine Clinic currently has two portable digital radiography units. One unit has a high powered x-ray camera particularly useful in obtaining back and neck radiographs. Digital radiographs optimize efficiency, offer excellent image quality and allow us to view and share the images with owners, trainers and potential purchasers on the farm within minutes. All images are securely stored off site and can be easily downloaded or e-mailed for your convenience. Radiographs of the head, neck, spine, and extremities are easily attainable.
Most of the issues diagnosed by digital radiography are related to the bones, but this procedure may be used for some other problems as well, depending on the specific situation, such as: