Epaxial musculature and its relationship with back pain in the horse




Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

The University of Queensland

Objective Summary

To objectively measure the equine epaxial muscles To objectively measure the response of equine epaxial muscles to back pain syndromes To correlate clinical signs ultrasonography algometry and EMG analysis in affected horses To develop ultrasonographyas a noninvasive tool for diagnosis of muscular dysfunction associated with back pain and for monitoring response to therapy of back pain in horses

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Project Start Date

Thursday, January 1, 2004

Project Completion Date

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

HOR-Reduce the incidence and impact of diseases and parasites in horses


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