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LUCIA CARRIE.SMOKE N HONEY.1 31 May 2016

Diagnosis and Management of Palmar Foot Pain

Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS Take Home Message:            The diagnosis of palmar foot pain is based on a thorough examination that differentiates various types of pain emanating from the foot. Management is based on shoeing to improve hoof biomechanics and therapy aimed at the results of diagnostics. Introduction: The palmar digital nerve block has traditionally been described as …

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Diagnosis and Management of Fractures of the Coffin Bone and Navicular Bone

Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS   Take Home Message:  Coffin bone and navicular bone fractures are painful conditions of the hoof. They can only be differentiated by radiography. The radiographic configuration has prognostic implications. Coffin bone fractures:   Distal phalangeal fractures can be classified into one of seven types.2,6,7 Type I is a non articular fracture of the palmar process …

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