Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics (incl. Objective Gait Analysis) & Therapies

December 16, 2016

Date: April 08 - April 09, 2017

Description:

This two-day practical course has been developed for equine veterinarians who have experience with lameness investigations and provides a critical overview of possible causes of hindlimb lameness, diagnostic anaesthetic strategies and how to interpret nerve and joint block results, via a regio-anatomic approach. Discussions on the upper hindlimb as a cause of lameness (hip joint, pelvic and sacroiliac problems), objective gait analysis and on systemic and intra-articular joint therapies will round the course off. In the afternoons, 7 hours of practical and case-based sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and limb specimens in small groups (2 4 people per ultrasound machine) and to discuss all aspects of Hindlimb Lameness diagnostics and therapeutics with the specialists. Each attendee will be rotating through the following practical stations: Subjective lameness examination; Objective gait analysis; Nerve & joint blocks (incl. ultrasound-guidance) ; Ultrasound of the metatarsus, tarsus or stifle joint (region chosen by each group individually); 2 hours of clinical cases evaluated via subjective and objective gait analysis.

Event type: Course with Wetlabs

Event Address: Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital4747 SW 60th Ave, Ocala, Florida, United States

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Sponsor: VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

For More Information:Petra Pellew,VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

PO Box 560653 ,Rockledge ,Florida ,32956 ,United States

8448706097, office@vetpd.com, http://www.vetpd.com/courses-detail.php?event=358