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Case Study: Primary and Compensatory Lameness

Case Study: Primary and Compensatory Lameness

By Clara McShannon Clara McShannon, MRCVS, ECP | Updated on | Blocking, C McShannon, Case Study, Certified Practitioner, Compensatory Lameness, Primary

Signalment: An 8-year-old Welsh-X Gelding mainly used for hunting and fun-rides History: The patient was presented for veterinary evaluation of a LH lameness after a 2-4 week history of progressive lameness. At this point the patient was managed with uncontrolled field turnout. Prior Veterinary/Non-Veterinary Evaluation History Previous examinations were performed by the farrier and two chiropractors/massage therapists. The farrier examination was unremarkable. The two other examinations described the issue to be related to back pain and the pelvis being “out”. This was reportedly corrected, and rest was advised for the residual back pain. Veterinary evaluation revealed a severe...

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Case Study: Primary and Compensatory Lameness