IT'S ALL ABOUT THE STIFLE

 Dr. Jensen performing a lameness exam.  Photo by  Carrie Kitley

Dr. Jensen performing a lameness exam. Photo by Carrie Kitley

Read this informative article by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc about identifying, treating, and managing a stifle injury in your athlete.

"The stifle. It’s the largest and one of the most complex joints in the horse’s body. It’s also key to smooth locomotion, transferring energy seamlessly from the large hind-end muscles to the long, delicate lower-limb bones."

To read the full article on TheHorse.com go here... Stifling the Pain in Horses