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Distal Limb Lameness in Horses: The Role of Nerve Blocks for Vet Students

Posted by Cathy Barnette on August 15, 2021 at 11:09 AM

Have you ever assisted with an equine lameness exam? If so, you are probably well aware of how complex these exams can be! In many cases, a physical exam alone is insufficient to localize the cause of a horse’s lameness.

An exam may allow you to localize the lameness to a particular limb but, unlike in small animal medicine, you can’t image an entire limb in a single radiographic view.

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Topics: Nerve Blocks

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