A unique reference dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of problems of the equine neck and back Building on the strength of the first edition, Equine Neck and Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition explores conditions and problems of the horse's back and pelvis, and has been expanded to include coverage of the neck as well. This book is a vital tool for all those engaged in improving the diagnosis and management of horses with neck or back problems.
The only book devoted to the conditions and problems of the equine neck, back and pelvis, it provides comprehensive coverage by international specialists on how to diagnose and treat problems in these areas. This updated and revised edition covers normal anatomy and kinematics, neck and back pathology, diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions, and complementary therapy and rehabilitation.
Equine Neck and Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is a valuable working resource for equine practitioners, specialists in equine surgery, veterinary nurses and allied professionals involved in treating horses. It is also an excellent supplementary text for veterinary students with a keen interest in horses.
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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02 February 2018
Professional and scholarly
List of Contributors ix 1 The Normal Anatomy of the Neck 1 David Bainbridge 2 The Normal Anatomy of the Osseous and Soft Tissue Structures of the Back and Pelvis 9 Leo B. Jeffcott, Jessica A. Kidd and David Bainbridge 2.1 Normal Anatomy of the Osseous Structures 9 2.2 Normal Anatomy of the Soft Tissue Structures of the Back 21 2.3 Normal Anatomy of the Soft Tissue Structures of the Pelvis 30 3 The Normal Anatomy of the Nervous System 39 Constanze Fintl 4 Kinematics 49 Rene van Weeren 5 Neurological Examination of the Back and Pelvis 73 Constanze Fintl 6 Clinical Examination 81 Graham A. Munroe 7 Radiography of the Cervical Spine 95 Marianna Biggi, Gabriel Manso-Diaz and Renate Weller 8 Radiography of the Back 107 Frances M.D. Henson 9 Nuclear Scintigraphy and Computed Tomography of the Neck, Back and Pelvis 121 Sarah Powell 10 Ultrasonography 143 Mary Beth Whitcomb, Luis P. Lamas and Marcus Head 10.1 Ultrasonography of the Thoracic Spine 143 10.2 Ultrasonography of the Pelvis, Lumbar Spine and SacroIliac Region 149 11 Thermography 165 Tracy Turner 12 Neck Pathology 175 Richard Hepburn 13 Back Pathology 195 Adam Driver, Frances M.D. Henson, Jessica A. Kidd, Luis P. Lamas and Rob Pilsworth 13.1 Traumatic damage 195 13.2 Over Riding Dorsal Spinous Processes ( Kissing Spines ) 208 13.3 Miscellaneous Osseous Pathology 216 13.4 Pathology of the Supraspinous and Dorsal Sacroiliac Ligaments 224 14 Sacroiliac Dysfunction 239 Leo B. Jeffcott 15 Muscular Disorders 249 Richard J. Piercy and Renate Weller 16 Integrative and Physical Therapies 265 Joyce Harman and Mimi Porter 16.1 Integrative Therapies 265 16.2 Physical Therapies 278 17 Rehabilitation 283 Mary Bromiley Index 297
Frances M.D. Henson is a Senior Lecturer in Equine Studies and Head of the Comparative Musculoskeletal Biology Group at the University of Cambridge, UK. Specialising in horses with back problems and poor performance, she takes referral cases from all over the country, and lectures to other equine veterinary surgeons on the back. Dr Henson is a RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics).