Is Osteoarthritis Keeping You Out of the Arena?

Osteoarthritis (OA), sometimes referred to as degenerative joint disease, is a chronic, ongoing, agonizing degenerative disease within the cartilage. It can affect any articular joint, which is a joint where two cartilage-covered bones meet. But what exactly is OA and is your horse suffering from it? OA can affect any…

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A Breakthrough in Veterinarian Medicine

The purpose of orthobiologic medicines is to grow, repair or replace damaged cells within the body (Bogers 2018). The means of α2M protease inhibition has been referred to as the “trapping” mechanism. A short, unique segment of amino acids near the middle of the polypeptide chain acts as a “bait”…

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Regenerative Medicines are Investing Billions in Results

Horse and companion owners are starting to see more and more information regarding regenerative and orthobiologic therapies for their animals. Regenerative and orthobiologic therapies are a form of therapy that allows the body to heal itself in a safe and non-toxic manner and holds much promise in managing pain and…

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Horse Hind Leg Issues

Of the entire body, the legs and hind are of the most prominent for injuries in horses. All joints within the equine are surrounded by joint fluid as well as a thick padding of cartilage called menisci. The stifle joint is similar to that of the human knee and is…

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