Survey: Two-Thirds Of Vets Concerned About Injecting Horses’ Joints Too Frequently – Horse Racing News

Joint inflammation and osteoarthritis (OA) are common in athletic horses, frequently resulting in lameness, poor performance, and economic losses. Veterinarians can provide symptomatic relief from joint discomfort caused by OA via intra-articular injections using a variety of medications. Examples include corticosteroids (e.g., triamcinolone acetate, methylprednisolone acetate), hyaluronic acid, polysulfated glycosaminoglyans,Continue Reading