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An Enduring Commitment To Science, Ingenuity, and Veterinary Medicine

An Enduring Commitment To Science, Ingenuity, and Veterinary Medicine

By Andy Wolter Andy Wolter, Equinosis CEO | Updated on | A Wolter, Equinosis News

On October 18th, Dr. Keegan presented the equine keynote address at the 2019 ACVS Surgery Summit in Las Vegas, NV.  The Equinosis team was gratified that our company founder and our friend received such an honor from his colleagues.  Dr. Keegan has worked tirelessly on lameness measurement with one objective -- to improve the care that he and his fellow equine veterinarians provide.  In just over an hour, he shared two decades of scientific discovery now being applied in the field. Click to read the 20+ Years of Measuring Lameness: The Practical Significance to Equine Veterinarians recap. Kevin Keegan, DVM, MS, DAVCS...

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2019 ACVS Keynote Highlight: 20+ Years of Measuring Lameness in Horses

2019 ACVS Keynote Highlight: 20+ Years of Measuring Lameness in Horses

By Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM | Updated on | ACVS, Diagnostic Blocks, Equinosis News, LT Schroeder, Lunging, Multiple Limb Lameness, ridden evaluation

At this year’s ACVS Annual Surgery Summit, Kevin Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS, Professor of Equine Surgery at the University of Missouri, and co-inventor of the Equinosis Q inertial sensor-based lameness measurement system, presented the equine keynote “20+ Years of Measuring Lameness in Horses: The Practical Significance to Equine Veterinarians”.  As an active equine clinician, board certified surgeon, university professor and researcher, Dr. Keegan has devoted much of his life and professional career to studying equine lameness and developing a method to measure it with high sensitivity, accuracy, repeatability and practicality for the practicing equine veterinarian.  As an overview...

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Equinosis Honors the life of Dr. Yoshiharu Yonezawa  Equinosis Q Co-inventor

Equinosis Honors the life of Dr. Yoshiharu Yonezawa Equinosis Q Co-inventor

By Equinosis Logo Equinosis Staff | Updated on | Equinosis News, Equinosis Staff

It is with great sadness that Equinosis reports the recent death of Dr. Yoshiharu Yonezawa, co-inventor of Lameness Locator.  Dr. Yonezawa, “Yoshi”, was a former professor and dean of the Department of Applied Information Science at the Hiroshima Institute of Technology in Japan, prolific scientific author and electronic device inventor, and frequent visiting professor at the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Kevin Keegan and Dr. Yonezawa first met at a Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1999, while Dr. Keegan was presenting results of kinematic studies of lameness in horses.   “It was at this...

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Changes coming in LLTouch: Thresholds VS. Reference Ranges

Changes coming in LLTouch: Thresholds VS. Reference Ranges

By Equinosis Logo Equinosis Staff | Updated on | Equinosis News, Equinosis Staff

The experimentally determined thresholds for Lameness Locator® metrics should be thought of as the boundaries of reference ranges for a heterogenous sample of horses considered to be subjectively not lame (i.e. grade 0 on the AAEP scale). Thresholds are not meant to be considered as hard lines drawn in the sand. However, the term "threshold" conveys a binary meaning to many people - lame on one side of the line, not lame on the other side - even though it is not necessarily true.  For this reason, Equinosis will be transitioning to the use of the term "reference range" which...

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An Enduring Commitment To Science, Ingenuity, and Veterinary Medicine

2019 ACVS Keynote Highlight: 20+ Years of Measuring Lameness in Horses

Equinosis Honors the life of Dr. Yoshiharu Yonezawa Equinosis Q Co-inventor

Changes coming in LLTouch: Thresholds VS. Reference Ranges

Objective Evaluation Experts Coming to Kentucky Next Week!

CEO Andy Wolter to Speak at Upcoming Practice Building Webinar

Upcoming Info Webinar: June 28, 2018

2018 Objective Lameness Academy Recap

Equinosis® Q "Find a Vet" Map Update

2018 Objective Lameness Academy - UPDATE