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Monday, May 23 • 16:00 - 17:00
Western vs. Eastern concepts in equine pain management

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We have not yet found a drug or technique that is 100% effective for treating and preventing pain in horses. Western medicine is incredibly important and useful when dealing with pain in horses. Unfortunately, the positive effect of every drug comes with the negative side effects. In some patients, the side effects cannot be tolerated. Eastern medicine techniques are an alternative option for those patients. Acupuncture, massage and herbal medicine can be offered in combination or alone depending on the patient and disease process. In addition to explaining the techniques and options available, current associated research and literature will be included in the discussion.

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Dr Lori Bidwell

Lori Bidwell received her undergraduate degree (in Art History) from The University of Texas at Austin in 1993 and her DVM from Michigan State University in 2001 where she also completed an anesthesia residency in 2005. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia... Read More →

Monday May 23, 2016 16:00 - 17:00 ACST
City Room 1 & 2 Adelaide Convention Centre