Equine Joint Disease
by James M. Casey
Publisher: Equine Veterinary Services
Format: Slides Presentation
Edition: On Line Presentation
A serie of 168 slides illustrating the approach to equine joint disease, anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment.
The role of the hyaluronic acid and the proteoglycan complexes in the health of the articular cartilage.
Predisposing factors for joint disease, like poor conformation, incorrect shoeing and angular limb deformities.
Contributing factors for joint injuries, like muddy tracks, slippery footing, yielding turf.
Physical and medical therapy, surgery, lavage.
Mechanism of action of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.