A Conversation about Hind Leg Proximal Suspensory Injuries

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Hind leg proximal suspensory problems are a fairly common injury particulary in our performance horses but they can be diificult to get horses back to competitive fitness. In this episode orthopaedic equine vet Hugh Somerville answers some of the more common questions horses owners want answers for. 

The episode covers:

  • What the more common symptoms of hind leg proximal suspensory injuries are
  • Whether some horses are more predisposed to these problems
  • How we diagnose these injuries
  • What the treatment options are and the prognosis based on clinical evidence 
  • How we can try and prevent these types of injuries