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VetTips: Equine Nerve Blocks & Lameness

Tip 1:Signalment influences differential diagnosis in equine lameness. For example a common clinical presentation is proximal metacarpal pain but the causes often differ if the patient is a sports horse or racehorse. In a racehorse the primary suspicion may be primary suspensory desmitis, while in a racehorse and avulsion fracture is higher up the differential list.
Tip 2:
The calcaneal bursa ACTUALLY has two components!
1: A bursa underneath the gastroc tendon

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Canine Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy – Top Tips

Tip 1: What is the benefit of prehab and rehab?
Prehab: Sometimes prehab is considered a luxury but it can certainly make rehab easier. The better the range of motion, flexibility and strength prior to surgery, the easier and faster the rehab will be. Therefore working on these 3 areas, well within the comfort level of the patient, is a great advantage.
Rehab: Rehab can be broken down into 3 phases;

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BRAND NEW Canine Sports & Rehab Quiz

Dear Colleagues,

We know how much you LOVE our quizzes – we have HUNDREDS of you take our quizzes each and every month.

We’ve put together another Canine Sports & Rehabilitation quiz that you’re going to really enjoy.

Click here to take part in the quiz and but your knowledge to the test!

As you may already know VetPrac is hosting the Canine Sports And Rehabilitation Therapy Workshop – Jan 28th – 1st

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Why would somebody need a coach?

Written by Dr Cathy Warburton

Ah – a good question indeed. I am sure we all know people that have had fantastic careers without the need for any paid input. I was one of them. I was happy to bounce ideas off colleagues, family and friends and overall it went pretty well. But recently, I have got to wondering just how different things might have been had I met regularly

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Brand New TTA & Stifle Surgery Quiz

Dear Colleagues,

We’ve put together a BRAND NEW TTA & Stifle Surgery Quiz.

We’d love for you to give it a go, put your thinking caps on and see how you rank against your colleagues!

Click here to take the quiz and we wish you good luck!

The quiz is completely anonymous.


Dr Ilana Mendels

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Arbutus Medical Drill Cover System

We came across this groovy practical drill cover and thought you might be interested. Here’s what the company has to say about it..

The Drill Cover System is an orthopedic surgical solution so that sterile surgery can be performed by small and large animal veterinarians.

Key features:
// 100% Sterile
// Excellent Quality
// Reusable
// Economical

The Drill Cover completely envelopes a hardware drill so that it is completely sterile for orthopedic surgery.

Can I use

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What is my practice worth? Values and Decisions with Tony Thelander…

In this interview with Dr Tony Thelander we discover a little bit about the business of selling a business…
Hi Tony, Thanks for being apart of today’s interview. Lets start with a bit about yourself… How/When did you get into practice valuation?
After a lifetime of poking my nose into other peoples’ practices, building 2 hospitals myself and 10 years as one of the ASAVA’s Accredited Hospital inspectors, I began doing

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What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy?

As part of our focus on Canine Rehabilitation this Spring we are bringing you some information on new types of therapy for healing. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is not new, but it is worth looking at for your patients. We asked the people at Pulsevet for some info…
In physics, a “shock wave” is defined as a rapid, high-energy pressure wave formed by the sudden compression of the medium through which

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Planking pups? Welcome to the world of Canine Rehabilitation

Dr Van Dyke is an accomplished surgeon. But, she is cutting less these days. Why is that? Dr Van Dyke is revolutionising the way we examine and treat our patients, both in the acute injury phase and over the longer term through the burgeoning field of Canine Rehabilitation. By dipping your toe into the field of canine rehabilitation, you too can offer your patients so much more than just rest and NSAIDs.

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Introducing OrthoPets

OrthoPets started in 2003 as a hobby in the garage of our founder, Martin Kaufmann. OrthoPets now works on an average of 175 patients per month from all over the world. To date, we have worked on over 12,000 pets from 35 different countries! Being the founders and leaders in V-OP (Veterinary Orthotics & Prosthetics) industry, we choose to not only set the bar for patient care through our

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