Learn to Demystify Equine Lameness at May First Tuesday Lecture

Drs. Elizabeth Davidson and Liz Arbittier will present the first part in their lameness lecture series, “Pitfalls in Identifying Equine Back Pain: Not a Radiographic Diagnosis!” May 1 at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center.
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Drs. Elizabeth Davidson and Liz Arbittier will present the first part in their lameness lecture series on back pain on May 1 at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center. | Photo: Alexandra Beckstett/The Horse

Join Elizabeth Davidson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR, and Liz Arbittier, VMD, CVA, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s (Penn Vet) New Bolton Center as they present the first in a series of educational talks called “Mythbusting the Lameness Exam: Deconstructing Common Misconceptions” as part of Penn Vet’s First Tuesday Lecture series.

In their first-part presentation, “Pitfalls in Identifying Equine Back Pain: Not a Radiographic Diagnosis!,” New Bolton Center’s sports medicine team will introduce some truths regarding the reliability of common lameness exam findings, such as flexion test relevance, before offering an in-depth discussion focusing on correctly diagnosing equine back pain.

The New Bolton Center’s board-certified sports medicine service caters to the equine athlete. By recognizing that sport horses are professional athletes, our clinicians are dedicated to providing evidence-based care for your athletic partner

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