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Digital Ultrasonography

Digital Ultrasonography

Published: Nov 22nd, 2011

What is digital ultrasonography for horses? The UF Equine Lameness & Imaging service uses ultrasonography in order to view problems associated with poor performance or lame horses. Ultrasonography is imaging […]

Digital or Computed Radiography

Published: Nov 22nd, 2011

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Nuclear Scintigraphy (Bone Scan)

Nuclear Scintigraphy (Bone Scan)

Published: Nov 22nd, 2011

What is nuclear scintigraphy? The UF Equine Lameness & Imaging service is equipped with a nuclear scintigraphy unit. Nuclear scintigraphy, or bone scan, is a diagnostic tool used to localize […]

Spiral Computed Tomography (CAT Scan)

Spiral Computed Tomography (CAT Scan)

Published: Nov 22nd, 2011

What is computed tomography for horses? The UF Equine Lameness & Imaging service is equipped with a Toshiba Computed Tomography (CT) scanner with a specially designed table for use in […]

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. PRP may be used to augment tendon, ligament and joint healing in combination with stem cell or autologous conditioned serum (ACS) therapies. PRP Therapy at […]

Stem-Cell Therapy

Stem-Cell Therapy

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

Stem cell therapy in horses restores function by providing cells that can provide healing with normal tissue versus scar tissue. Stem cells are found in higher concentrations in bone marrow […]

Autologous-Conditioned Serum (ACS or IRAP™ II) Therapy

Autologous-Conditioned Serum (ACS or IRAP™ II) Therapy

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

What is ACS for horses? ACS is a blood product containing concentrated amounts of an anti-inflammatory protein called interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein (IRAPTM II). It is most commonly used to […]

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

What is extracorporeal shockwave therapy for the horse? The UF Equine Lameness & Imaging service uses extracorporeal shockwave therapy as a form of healing in horses. Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is […]

Arthroscopy/Tenoscopy

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

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High-Speed Treadmill Analysis

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

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