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FAQ: Using the Autogenerated Before Flexion Baseline

FAQ: Using the Autogenerated Before Flexion Baseline

By Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM | Updated on | Baseline Evaluation, FAQ, Flexion/Manipulation, LT Schroeder

Q: I have been using the new automated Before Flexion functionality in LL2017 where you can use your baseline straight evaluation as your baseline before flexion in the comparison report. I have noticed on a few horses that the autogenerated 8 stride baseline looks quite different than the original straight line trial of 25 strides? Why is that?  A: This is likely due to stride to stride variability within the trial. One segment of the data is different than the next segment of data. This could be explained, for instance, by the lameness trotting away in one direction being a...

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FAQ: Can I collect flexion test data unassisted?

FAQ: Can I collect flexion test data unassisted?

By Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM | Updated on | FAQ, Flexion/Manipulation, LT Schroeder

I don’t have an assistant to operate the program for me.  Is there a way that I can collect flexion test data unassisted without having to run back to the computer to select START? A: Yes! Performing a flexion test and then running over to the computer to begin data collection as the horse trots off is certainly not ideal in your lameness evaluation process. But what may not be realized is that if the horse is standing still, this data will not be included in the analysis. Use a nearby table or chair or, while not ideal,...

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FAQ: Using the Autogenerated Before Flexion Baseline

FAQ: Can I collect flexion test data unassisted?