Combining the use of 2.5% PAAG and Corticosteroids

Introduction Treatments in horses due to osteoarthritis traditionally include rest, controlled exercise, corrective shoeing, nutraceuticals (including glucosamine, epiitalis, hyaluronic acid, and PSGAG’s), non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s), and any combination of…

How to treat hock lameness in horses

The tarsus, or hock, is unique because it contains both high and low motion joints, all of which can undergo disease and cause hock lameness. There are many types of…

Joint disease in horses – How to treat navicular disease.

Navicular disease (ND) is a chronic degenerative condition of the navicular bone of the foot and is one of the most common and frustrating causes of horse lameness. The syndrome…

Treatment of tenosynovitis of the deep digital flexor tendon sheath in a racing TB

In this second issue we report on how an experienced racetrack veterinarian managed a case of chronic tenosynovitis of the deep digital flexor tendon sheath in a racing Thoroughbred. Case…

Treatment of subchondral bone disease in the equine fetlock joint

We recently met with experienced racetrack veterinarians’ that have introduced Arthramid Vet into their management of subchondral bone disease in racing Thoroughbreds’. Introduction: Subchondral bone is composed of a subchondral…

Treatment of joint lameness and osteoarthritis (OA) in horses

Osteoarthritis (OA) is considered one of the most important musculoskeletal disorders in both humans and horses. Clinically, it is associated with lameness and dysfunction of the affected joint and approximately…

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