What am I looking at? Ultrasound of the flexor tendons and digital flexor tendon

Key Information

CPD Hours: 1 hours

Course Length: One hour

Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • Superficial digital flexor tendon
  • Deep digital flexor tendon
  • Ultrasound
About this course

Get more out of your flexor tendon scanning from carpal sheath to digital flexor tendon sheath! 

This webinar will take an in-depth look at scanning the superficial and deep digital flexor tendons as they course over the hock/carpus down into the digital flexor tendon sheath. We’ll look at standard views, off incidence, doppler and non-weightbearing views, as well as how to monitor healing objectively and how the scan image informs on exercise changes.

Why do this course?
This webinar is particularly useful for those veterinarians seeing lame horses from top level sports horses to happy hackers. Delegates will learn how maximise the use of ultrasound in their management of injuries to the flexor tendons.

This webinar is part of the Fundamentals of equine practice series that is currently running throughout the year. 

A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. They are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a CPD certificate.
Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.

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).


Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Associate Professor of Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College