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Horse-Athletes Benefit from Arthroscopy

From AAOSNow

Arthroscopic surgery being performed in a racehorse

 

When we think of athletic injuries, we automatically think of human athletes, ans sports injuries. The first thing that come to mind is recovery and return to competition. These concerns are equally valid of animal athletes, most notably racehorses. Rather than retiring following athletic injuries, many Thoroughbreds return to the track thanks to innovations achieved in veterinary medicine and progress made in repair techniques and postoperative therapy and rehabilitation.

 


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