CPD Hours: 1 hours
Course Length: One hour
Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided
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- Anatomy and pathophysiology of synovial joints
- The treatment modalities available that can be used
Is phenylbutazone always sufficient to manage horses with osteoarthritis? Learn what other possibilities there are to manage these cases, other than corticosteroids and NSAIDs
Degenerative joint disease is the most common reason for lameness and loss of use in horses. This lecture discusses the pathophysiology of joint pain and provides in-depth information about the availability and suitability of treatment established and novel strategies for the management of degenerative joint disease.
Why do this course?
It is designed to give the equine practitioners who deal with lameness an increased understanding about the pathophysiology of degenerative joint disease and the selection of an appropriate treatment strategy.
This webinar was part of the Nerve blocks and joint medications series that ran in June and July 2020. The other webinars in this series are:
Nerve blocks principles and applications
Diagnostic analgesia of the foot and its interpretation
Diagnostic analgesia of the hindlimb (excluding the foot) and its interpretation
Diagnostic analgesia of the forelimb (excluding the foot) and its interpretation
Regenerative therapies – when, where and how
Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).
David Bolt, Dr.med.vet MS DipACVS DipECVS ECVDI LAIA FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College