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Myths & Facts about Equine Regenerative Medicine

Published: Mar 20th, 2013

As with any new technology or medical advancement, myths about regenerative medicine have surfaced. Scientific studies have shown that some forms of regenerative medicine therapies are safe and have been successful in treating horses.

Success Story of the Month: A Sound Treatment Plan

Published: Dec 18th, 2012

What happens when your young or middle-aged horse develops lameness? Follow the lameness treatment plan of Roanie, the 13-year-old Quarter Horse, who developed navicular disease.

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 […]

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 […]

High-Field MRI

High-Field MRI

Published: Nov 22nd, 2011

What is magnetic resonance imaging? The UF Equine Lameness & Imaging service’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) unit is a Toshiba Titan, ultra-wide bore high-field 1.5 Tesla magnet. MRI is an […]

Mesotherapy

Published: Nov 10th, 2011

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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 […]