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Case Study: Multiple Issues, Multiple Solutions - Case management with 2 years of objective data

Case Study: Multiple Issues, Multiple Solutions - Case management with 2 years of objective data

By Rhodes Bell Equinosis Certified Pracitioner Rhodes Bell, DVM, MS, DACVS | Updated on | Diagnostic Blocks, Quarter Horse, R Bell

May 2018  Signalment 5-year-old Quarter Horse mare used for barrel racing.  Presenting Complaint Mare was noted to be off for the previous 3 weeks after initiating training for barrels.  Initial physical and moving exam findings:  Upon presentation the horse was bright, alert, and responsive. Her vital parameters were within normal clinical limits. Mild left femoropatellar joint and right forelimb fetlock joint effusion was palpable.  She was not sensitive to application of hoof testers to any foot. A RF lameness was observed and measured (Head VS 29.6 mm). A mild RH impact lameness was also measured (Diff Min Pelvis...

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Case Study: Monitoring Therapeutic Response of Stem Cell Therapy for Navicular Disease

Case Study: Monitoring Therapeutic Response of Stem Cell Therapy for Navicular Disease

By Kelly Sampson Kelly Sampson, DVM, ECP, Sampson Equine Service | Updated on | Case Study, Hind Limb Lameness, K Sampson, OES Members Only, Pleasure, Quarter Horse, Stem Cell Therapy

SIGNALMENT:  11-year-old Quarter Horse gelding used for local shows and State Fair. HISTORY: LF lameness and previous diagnosis of navicular disease.  Relevant General Information: Owner was using the horse for local western pleasure shows and noticed worsening LF lameness in October 2014.  No known precipitating event. Prior Veterinary/Non-Veterinary Evaluation History:  Navicular disease was diagnosed in 2014 by another veterinarian with a standard lameness exam and radiographs. Duke has received chiropractic treatments by a veterinarian once or twice per year. Prior Imaging:  Standard foot radiographs. Prior Treatments and Results:  Shortly after diagnosis in late 2014, the LF coffin joint...

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Case Study: Multiple Issues, Multiple Solutions - Case management with 2 years of objective data

Case Study: Monitoring Therapeutic Response of Stem Cell Therapy for Navicular Disease