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June 10, 2011

Endurance Blurbs: Tendon Injuries



Tackling Tendon and Ligament Injuries

When it comes to tendon and ligament injuries, there's bad news, good news, and more bad news. The initial bad news, of course, is the diagnosis itself. One thing that hasn't changed in millennia is that any injury to a horse's leg tendons or ligaments--which make possible the lifting, extending, flexing, and shock-absorbing that equine limbs do--is a serious threat to his short-term soundness and his future career prospects.

The good news is that where once the tincture of time was the only potential cure, today's veterinary medicine provides us with a dizzying array of treatment options for strained or shredded ligaments or tendons...


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Source link:  thehorse.com

1 comment:

  1. Oh whew, it agrees that suspensory injuries in front limbs aren't the end of the world. :-/

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