Lameness Evaluation

Lameness examinations are essential to diagnosing soundness issues.

flexfetlA lameness evaluation includes:

  • A physical exam
  • Palpation of the limbs and joints
  • Evaluating range of motion
  • Watching the horse travel in a straight line and on a lunge line
  • Response to flexion of the joints.

Further diagnostics include nerve blocks, joint blocks, radiographs, and ultrasound.

 

 

 

 

Visit our Client Education page for more information about Lameness Evaluations.

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