Arthritis & Degenerative Joint Disease

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Age for Onset of Osteoarthritis

November 13, 2012

At what age is osteoarthritis likely to start in a horse?... Read More

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Tendon and Ligament Injuries in Older Horses

November 08, 2012

Geriatric horses often suffer tendon and ligament injuries for reasons unique to their age group.... Read More

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Osteoarthritis Versus Arthritis: What's the Difference?

November 06, 2012

What's the difference between osteoarthritis and other types of arthritis?... Read More

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Advances in Equine Joint Pain Management

November 05, 2012

One researcher evaluated pharmacologic methods of osteoarthritis management and recent pain control advances.... Read More

Longeing Thoroughbred Yearling

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Conditioning Joint Cartilage through Early Exercise

November 02, 2012

Exercising foals helps condition articular cartilage and delay future joint disorders, one veterinarian says.... Read More

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Equine Osteoarthritis

October 18, 2012

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative and career-compromising disease in horses.... Read More

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Promoting Lifelong Equine Joint Health

October 01, 2012

Using sensible strategies we can promote healthy equine joints capable of withstanding athletic demands.... Read More

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Fusion for Bone Spavin

September 01, 2012

Could an 18-year-old active Quarter Horse with bone spavin be a candidate for alcohol joint fusion?... Read More

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Chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine's Effects on Equine OA

August 04, 2012

Study shows this treatment for mild osteoarthritis has longer lasting effects than previously thought.... Read More

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Commentary: Past, Present, and Future of Equine Stem Cells

July 06, 2012

One veterinarian shares his thoughts on the past, present, and future of stem cells in equine medicine.... Read More

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Dexamethasone Administration Routes in Horses Compared

June 26, 2012

Study finds that dexamethasone (DXM) behaves similarly regardless of how it enters the horse's body.... Read More

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Firocoxib's Effect on Equine Osteoarthritis-Related Pain

June 01, 2012

Firocoxib improved lameness scores, comfort, and mobility in most horses with osteoarthritis, a study showed.... Read More

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Joint Disease and Cartilage Repair in Horses

May 23, 2012

Joint disease is a common lameness cause and a primary reason why many horses' athletic careers end. ... Read More

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Patella Infections in Foals Require Prompt Care (AAEP 2011)

January 29, 2012

Patella infections in foals, while uncommon, can result in prolonged and severe stifle joint infection.... Read More

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In-Depth: Equine Lameness (AAEP 2011)

January 28, 2012

Tim Lynch, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, of Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital, Ocala, Fla., describes lameness topics.... Read More

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LSU Seeks Horses with Front Limb Lameness Due to OA

December 26, 2011

The study will test a novel neutriceutical for the treatment of lameness in horses due to osteoarthritis.... Read More

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Joint Therapies In Depth (AAEP 2011)

December 02, 2011

Dr. Larry Bramlage discusses the latest research on treating joint problems in horses.... Read More

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Green-Lipped Mussel Product Beneficial for Horses with OA

October 09, 2011

A green-lipped mussel-derived product could be useful for combating some signs of osteoarthritis in horses.... Read More

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New Approach for Treating Horses with OCD Lesions

August 30, 2011

Cornell University researchers are examining the use of degradable pins for treating OCD lesions in horses.... Read More

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The Aging Horse

August 01, 2011

We'll explore how the horse's body systems age and what to look out for in your equine senior citizen.... Read More

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Emerging Osteoarthritis Therapies

August 01, 2011

Supplements, polysulfated glycosaminoglycans, and regenerative medicines are some approaches for treating OA.... Read More

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Shock Wave Therapy and PSGAGs: Effects on Arthritis

July 24, 2011

Researchers recently investigated how certain arthritic joint tissues respond to treatments such as shock wave... Read More

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Synovial Fluid's Effect on Stem Cells

July 21, 2011

Fluid caused little reaction in some horses' stem cells but promoted or inhibited growth in others.... Read More

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Horses with Osteoarthritis Sought for Study

June 18, 2011

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking horses diagnosed with osteoarthritis to ... Read More

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Researchers Explore Treating Arthritis at Molecular Level

June 16, 2011

Researchers are examining a promising genetic lab approach to curing osteoarthritis (OA) in horses.... Read More