Recent News for Western Veterinary Therapies

Article

Equine Postoperative Ileus Insights

July 22, 2013

Gain insight about postoperative ileus: a potentially life-threatening complication of colic surgery.... Read More

Article

Lingering Lameness

June 04, 2013

Is a two-year-old injury a candidate for adipose-derived regenerative stem cell treatment?... Read More

Article

Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses

May 01, 2013

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy could be a promising tool for treating equine lower limb wounds. ... Read More

Article

Novel Use of Stems Cells in Horses Reported (AAEP 2012)

April 13, 2013

Stem cells and other biologic therapies could have reproductive applications in horses, one researcher says.... Read More

Article

Equine Field Anesthesia Considerations

April 07, 2013

One vet reviews some key points equine practitioners must consider before implementing field anesthesia.... Read More

Article

Tweaking Stem Cell Therapy Use in Horses (AAEP 2012)

April 07, 2013

Stem cell therapy has evolved rapidly as a treatment approach in equine veterinary medicine.... Read More

Article

Study: Not All Equine Stem Cells Equal (AAEP 2012)

March 24, 2013

Choosing a specific stem cell source could maximize treatment efficacy, improving horses' recovery chances.... Read More

Article

Stem Cell Approach Ineffective for SDFT Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 15, 2013

Researchers found no significant improvement in SDFT injuries treated with mesenchymal stem cells.... Read More

Article

LSU SVM Receives Grant for Integrative Medicine Program

March 10, 2013

Louisiana State University received the $60,000 grant to support their integrative medicine programs.... Read More

Article

Stem Cell Preparation and Delivery (AAEP 2012)

February 18, 2013

One veterinarian describes how to prepare the stem cells, horse, and equipment for treatment.... Read More

Article

Cornell Student Wins National Institute of Health Research Award

February 11, 2013

Lauren Schnabel, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, has earned a grant to study stem cell treatments for horses. ... Read More

Article

The Horse: Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2012

January 01, 2013

The staff at TheHorse.com tallied the most popular articles of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

Article

Stem Cell Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Laminitis

December 25, 2012

Stem cells therapy might offer practitioners an additional treatment option for the fight against laminitis.... Read More

Article

12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

Article

Shock Wave Therapy Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 08, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding shock wave therapy, one moderator said.... Read More

Article

N.Y. Racing Regulators to Adopt Shock Wave Standards

November 29, 2012

Regulators could ban horses from racing or breezing for at least 10 days after shock wave therapy treatments.... Read More

Article

Influences on Equine Fracture Healing

November 19, 2012

Bone fractures in horses, whether catastrophic or microscopic, heal through a complex sequence of events.... Read More

Article

Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... Read More

Article

Exercises to Strengthen Equine Back Muscles, Reduce Pain

August 06, 2012

Exercising the multifidus muscles in addition to daily training could reduce equine back pain.... Read More

Article

RCI Considers 'One Strike' for Egregious Drug Violations

July 29, 2012

The rule would affect found responsible for putting substances in racehorses that might endanger the animals.... Read More

Article

RCI Tightens Model Rule on Shock Wave Therapy

July 25, 2012

The new rule states horses receiving ESWT will be ineligible to train or race for 10 days following treatment.... Read More

Article

Kentucky Derby Hopeful Receives Shock Wave Therapy

April 25, 2012

I'll Have Another, a hopeful for the 2012 Kentucky Derby, recently underwent shock wave therapy on his back.... Read More

Article

Suture Techniques for Intestines Compared (AAEP 2011)

February 27, 2012

The Lembert single layer pattern is faster, stronger, and less likely to impede the intestinal flow.... Read More

Article

Physical Therapy for Stifle Problems in Horses (AAEP 2011)

February 06, 2012

A physical therapy program is owner- and horse-intensive in terms of time and energy for successful outcomes.... Read More

Article

Efficacy of Manual Therapies on Back Pain (AAEP 2011)

January 26, 2012

One researcher says manual therapies can effectively relieve back pain.... Read More