New technique to treat kissing spine used on former racehorse

04/3/2013 | WSTM-TV (Syracuse, N.Y.)

Veterinarian Christy Cable recently performed an interspinous ligament desmotomy on a 6-year-old thoroughbred horse with kissing spine, a painful form of arthritis in the back, marking the first time the procedure has been performed in the U.S. Thirty-five horses in England have undergone the procedure, which has a 95% success rate. The former racehorse is undergoing post-operative rehabilitation and is improving.

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