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During the Directions in Veterinary Medicine Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM, outlined tips to use when performing a physical exam on a patient with a potential soft tissue injury
In this dvm360® interview, Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM, describes how your anatomy textbook can serve as an invaluable tool for ensuring soft tissue injuries aren't overlooked during the physical exam.
A partial transcript of the interview is below. View the video for more of the discussion.
Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM: The most important thing when you're doing your physical exam for the soft tissue cases is knowing your anatomy. And we get really good at knowing, you know, bones and joints. And then we forget kind of everything that we learned from anatomy lab and some of those soft tissue structures I don't even remember learning.