publication . Article . 2017

Clinical Evaluation of Iliopsoas Strain with Findings from Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Agility Performance Canines – 73 Cases

Robert Cullen; Debra Canapp; David Dycus; Brittany Carr; Victor Ibrahim; Sherman Canapp;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017 Journal: Veterinary Evidence (issn: 2396-9776, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: RCVS Knowledge
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Objective: &lt;/strong&gt;Iliopsoas injury and strain is a commonly diagnosed disease process, especially amongst working and sporting canines. There has been very little published literature regarding iliopsoas injuries and there is no information regarding the ultrasound evaluation of abnormal iliopsoas muscles. This manuscript is intended to describe the ultrasound findings in 73 canine agility athletes who had physical examination findings consistent with iliopsoas discomfort. The population was chosen given the high incidence of these animals for the development of iliopsoas injury; likely due to repetitive stress.&lt;/p&gt;&l...
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