Laminitis Pain Might Originate from Different Source

Scottish researchers have discovered that neuropathic pain--damage to the sensory neurons innervating the foot--might play an import role in the chronic pain experienced by laminitic horses.

This finding could explain why horses with laminitis often do not respond to conventional analgesics, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as phenylbutazone.

Laminitis is a

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