My standaredbred was just diagnosed with a suspensory injury. What is the most effectivetive treatment besides just

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Customer: My standaredbred was just diagnosed with a suspensory injury. What is the most effectivetive treatment besides just being turned out. Is there any medication I should be giving him....or any nonsurgical treatment I can explore????
Answered by Keith Taraba, DVM in 1 hour 11 years ago
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Keith Taraba, DVM : Time is the big thing that will heal this injury. There is no way around waiting if you actually want it to heal. Things that may improve the quality of healing include stem cell therapy and shock wave therapy. You still will have to wait several months for this injury to heal because there is not much blood flow to ligaments or tendons.
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