Tue, May 23|
Far Western Tavern
Equine Rehab Best Practices
Join speaker Sarah Le Jeune as she discusses Equine Rehab Best Practices
Time & Location
May 23, 2023, 6:30 PM
Far Western Tavern, 300 E Clark Ave, Orcutt, CA 93455, USA
About the Event
Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitaion of Back Pain: Are kissing spines the kiss of death?
This talk will cover current aspects of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of back pain in equine athletes with a focus on practical tips. Recent studies on kissing spines will also be presented.
Dr. le Jeune is a member of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of lameness and various performance-related musculoskeletal injuries by an integrative approach including acupuncture and chiropractic. She is the chief of the Equine Integrative Sports Medicine Service at UC Davis. Dr. Sarah le Jeune is also a board-certified equine surgeon and has been a member of the UC Davis Equine Surgery faculty since 2003. She is a certified veterinary acupuncturist with extensive acupuncture training from the Colorado State University and the Chi Institute in Florida. She also obtained certification in veterinary chiropractic by the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association and is certified in Veterinary Thermographic Imaging. She is the founder and chair of the International Task Force on Laterality in Sport horses.