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    03-29-2011, 09:47 PM
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Coffin joint injection

My 7 year old gelding recently had a coffin joint injection about a month ago. Prior to the injection he experienced sudden lameness to his front right leg while in light ground work (10 minute lunge each direction). He was barefoot at the time so I decided to change farriers and to put shoes and pads on him to see if it made a difference. Not really a huge difference so the vet came out and my gelding passed flexion tests so we took xrays. Xrays didn't show much so vet did nerve blocking and found the problem to be in the foot. Foot x rays and a coffin joint injection later my gelding seemed good. I have since taken his pads off his feet as his heel grew up a bit and he has been 100% sound. He has been showing progress until yesterday. He was in the lunge at a trot and his body was just "funky" as described by my trainer. Today in the lunge his left hind leg was 100% lame, limping and all. Off to the vet again. My question for anyone out there who has experienced anything similar... Could the problem have always been in the hind left leg and maybe he had been over compensating on his front right? Anyone else have a horse that had to get a coffin joint injection? What was the outcome?
     

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