Table of contents for Equine injury, therapy and rehabilitation / Mary W. Bromiley ; drawings by Penelope Slattery ; photographs by Penelope Slattery and the author.

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	Foreword by Martin Pipe CBE	xi
	Preface	xiii
	Acknowledgements	xv
 The Musculoskeletal System Explained	
 The body systems	
 Bones	
	Joints	
	Ligaments	
	Muscle	
	Tendons	
	Respiratory system	
	The heart	
	Circulation	
	The lymphatic system	
	Nervous system	
	The skeleton	
	Hindlimb	
	Forelimb	
	Skeletal muscle	
	Reflex movement patterns	
	2 Injury ¿ Effects, Repair and Causes	
	The effects of injury	
	Injury and repair	
	Possible causes of injury	
	Stable injuries	
	All weather surfaces and gallops	
	Tooth problems as a cause of injury	
	The foot and shoe as a possible cause of injury	
	Saddles as a cause of injury	
3	Problem Assessment	
	Soft tissue examination	
	X-ray and scanning as aids to diagnosis	
	Ultrasonic scanning	
	Heart rate computers	
	Common Sites of Injury in the Horse	
	Conditions	
	 1. Bicepital bursitis		 
2. Elbow	
	 3. Knee	
	4. Splint bone	
	 5. Sore shins	
	6. High ringbone		 
7 Low ringbone	
	 8. Sandcrack	
	9. Overreach	
	10. Sidebones	
	11. Fetlock joint	
	12. Sesamoid bones	
	13. Windgalls (windpuffs)	
	14 and 15. Flexor tendons andor suspensory ligament	
	16. Check ligament	
	17. Speedy cut	
	1 8. Thoraco lumbar and, or pelvis problems	
	1 9. Trochanteric bursitis	
	20. Stifle joint	
	21 and 22. Spavin	
	23. Thoroughpin	
	24. Curb	
 25. Capped hock
	 	
	Therapy	First aid	
	Treatment	
	Massage	
	Hand massage ¿ the three main strokes
	
		Heat and cold	
		Cold and its uses	
		Methods of employing ice/water therapy	
		Heat	
		Deep heat	
		Hot and cold contrast bathing
	 Light Therapy 
 Lasers and LEDS
		Magnetic field therapy (PMF ¿ pulsed magnetic flow)	
		Ultrasound 	
	 Electrical stimulation of muscle	
		Faradic stimulation	
Muscle stimulation using a neurotech or trophic
		 stimulator	
		Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators (TENS)	
		Manipulation
		 
			
	 	
			
	6	Rehabilitation	
		A reflex action	
		Muscle re-education	
		Passive movements	
		Rehabilitation aids	
		Swimming pool therapy	
		Pools	
		Water walking
 The Sea Walker	
		The Equi Spa	
		The walker	
		The treadmill	
		Water treadmills	
		Long reining	
		Ridden work	
		Summary	
	7	The Back ¿ Horse and Human	
		The horse	
		The human back	
	8	Common Rider injuries	
		Rider injuries	
Types of injury	
	Self-help
	Appendix II The Veterinary Act	
Appendix II: Bandaging	
Appendix III: Cupping	
Appendix IV: Points for Those Treating Horses	
	Machines	
	General points	
	The owner	
Appendix V: The Use of Anti-Concussion Pads	
Appendix VI: Suppliers of Machines Suitable for Animal	
 Physiotherapy
Bibliography	
Glossary	
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Horses -- Wounds and injuries.
Horsemen and horsewomen -- Wounds and injuries.
Horses -- injuries.
Wounds and Injuries -- rehabilitation.
Wounds and Injuries -- therapy.
Wounds and Injuries -- veterinary.