Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive modality used to stimulate healing.
One vet found success in treating the condition using tiludronate, ESWT, and a modified exercise program.
Photo by Ryan Carpenter, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
January 04, 2013
One vet found success in treating the condition using tiludronate, ESWT, and a modified exercise program.... Read More
April 28, 2009
J. Paul Reddam's Square Eddie will not run in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, trainer Doug O'Neill told The Blood-Horse early April 28.
The son of Smart Strike, who has been plagued with
July 07, 2008
Researchers at Purdue have designed wearable acoustic emission sensors, which could be used to monitor the formation of these microcracks in bones that can lead to hairline stress fractures unless detected in time. The technology might help prevent... Read More
July 27, 2005
Shin soreness, or bucked shins, in Thoroughbred racehorses is a partly preventable condition according to a recent Australian study. Horses with shin soreness display signs of pain on the front of the shins between the knee and fetlock, said ... Read More
February 27, 2003
The Milne Lecture at the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention is also known as the State of the Art Lecture because each Milne Lecture, regardless of topic, is selected for its groundbreaking qualities and potential to... Read More
November 01, 2002
Innovation in equine medicine is the hallmark of the AAEP Convention's State of the Art Lecture, and this year will be no different. David M. Nunamaker, VMD, Chairman and Jacques Jenny Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery of the New Bolton Center's... Read More
September 18, 2001
Dr. E.E. Watson was a veterinarian of some repute for many years in the Midwest during the middle decades of the 20th Century. He not only treated racehorses, but he bred them, owned them, and trained them. One year in the late 1950s, he had a... Read More
January 01, 2001
Everyone involved in the racing industry knows that one of the major problems in training horses is keeping them free from injury. Bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments are placed under considerable strain during training and racing,... Read More
June 01, 1999
Strong bones are essential if a horse is to perform successfully and still remain sound. ... Read More