Helping Foot Pain: Blocking Tendon Sheath Might Aid Diagnosis

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At the AAEP Blue-Ribbon Panel Research Meeting in Ft. Collins, Colo., on Aug. 1, Michael Schramme, DVM, CertE, PhD, Dipl. ECVS, of North Carolina State University, discussed analgesia of the tendon sheath and its significance to digital flexor tendon pain in the foot.

His research was conducted with three models--one involved tightening set screws against the sole or heel to induce

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