Key aspects on the diagnosis and management of lameness caused by muscle tendon joint and bone related disorders in sport horses will be presented in this book. Tendon injuries are actually quite common in horses and can cause lameness horses can often lacerate or rupture tendons in their legs and feet this can be the result of a deep cut a fall a kick from another horse or damage caused by running into or kicking a solid stationary object. Helping you to apply many different diagnostic tools diagnosis and management of lameness in the horse 2nd edition explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. Arthroscopy is the accepted way to perform joint surgery in horses and is a valuable tool in the diagnosis of joint disease arthroscopic surgery can be used to remove bone and cartilage fragments debride damaged ligaments and menisci assist the repair of articular fractures with internal fixation debride or inject subchondral bone cysts repair cartilage and debride and flush contaminated . Proximal metatarsal lameness in sports horses a clinical approach to diagnosis michael c schramme drmedvet certeo phd diplomate ecvs acvs diagnosed cause of hind limb lameness in sports horses even more common than distal tarsal joint pressing the flexor tendons dorsally horses with
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