Foot Casts Aid Treatment of Distal Limb Injuries

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Phalangeal casts can aid healing of wounds in the foot and pastern region and help a horse return to function, researchers recently reported.

Although phalangeal casts (which cover the hoof and pastern but not the fetlock) are often used, there was little scientific evidence about how a horse treated in this manner will fare, compared with soft bandaging and daily wound care, said

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