Bowl - 'Pastern joint problem'
Chances of Success: using the vetdrop system (based on actual work results) High
Treatment schedule: 3 days daily thereafter every 2nd day
Number of treatments: about 17 times
Duration of treatment: approx. 15 minutes per treatment
Recommendation when treating peel in horses:
Products containing ginger, turmeric, hydrolyzed sodium hyaluronate and chitosan oligosaccharide.
This information is only intended as general information about what we think can be done with the Vetdrop system. Any treatment must be carried out according to your veterinarian's instructions. This list does not constitute a guarantee and is only intended to give you an idea of what can be achieved based on actual case histories!
What is shell?
'Shell' - 'Pastern joint sickness' is an irritation of the periosteum that can lead to the formation of new bone tissue. It is most commonly found on the crown, hoof, or pastern bones and can form on all four legs but commonly affects the front legs. If the tendons, joint capsules and ligaments in the ankle area are subjected to excessive strain, this can lead to a stretching of the periosteum. When overuse occurs and tissues tear, destabilizing the joint at the extensor tendon, superficial digital flexor rami, collateral ligaments, and distal sesamoid ligaments, a stress point is created for which the body compensates by growing bone to stabilize the joint .
There are two types of 'peel' - 'Pastern joint sickness'. Near the joint and in the joint. The joint is more difficult to treat because it usually causes severe pain and joint mobility is severely limited. The joint shell is located in the immediate vicinity of the joint, the joint itself is not affected.
Poor shoeing and body shape, particularly in the area of the hoof and lower parts of the body such as the hoof. Long, sloping pasterns, upright pasterns, long toes with low heels, can predispose the horse to shell by causing uneven loading of the pastern and coffin joint, uneven tension of the soft tissues, or aggravation of shocks absorbed by the pastern area.
With our system, the shell settles down and the lameness disappears. The shell mostly remains inactive.
It is important to work together with the vet!
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A little bit about our history and why we decided it was worth making Vetdrop