Jun 10, 2015
June 10, 2015: Hind limb lameness (1.5 hrs)
Lame dog just limp into your clinic? Suck at orthopedic exams?
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In this VETgirl 1.5-hour, online veterinary CE webinar Dr. Michelle Trappler, DACVS, reviewed the work up and diagnosis of hind limb lameness in dogs and cats (Well, mostly dogs). Gait analysis, physical exam, and typical presentation of common differentials for hind limb lameness were reviewed.
Cranial cruciate ligament disease was briefly reviewed, but was not the major focus of this webinar. Particular attention was paid to hip dysplasia, LS syndrome, iliopsoas strains, and more. Treatment options were briefly discussed as well, including a review of arthroscopy.
Title: Topic: Hind limb lameness: it’s always a cruciate tear…. until it’s not!
Speaker: Michelle Trappler, DACVS
Date: Delivered Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time: 7– 8:30pm EST
Total RACE-approved CE credit hours: 1.5 hours
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