Patellar Tendonitis also know as jumper’s knee is an injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. Anyone can get Patellar Tendonitis but, it is most common in athletes whose sports involve frequent jumping such as volleyball, basketball, soccer, tennis, or track.
The Tennessee Walking Horse also known as Plantation Walking Horse is a breed of a gaited horse known for its unique four-beat running walk and flashy movement. The Tennessee Walking Horse's unique walking gait makes it a favorite ride with beginners, older riders, and riders with back problems.
Just as humans experience stress in situations that are mentally or physically difficult, horses also experience stress as a natural response to changes or challenges in their environment. Stress in your horse can result in anxiousness and can cause physical symptoms such as ulcers and colic.
Restless leg syndrome also known as Willis Ekbom Disease is a neurological condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. Symptoms typically occur when the person is sitting, resting, or sleeping.
De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. Tendons are rope-like structures that the muscle uses to pull the bone. You can see them on the back of your hand when you straighten your fingers.
This Friday, August 28th sets aside a day to remember the pet companions we have lost. The relationship between humans and animals is special because somehow, when the world or life gets to be too stressful— they are always there. When a pet passes away, they leave behind a huge hole that you cannot fill.
A horse’s nature and their environment can contribute to scrapes, bruises, cuts, punctures, and all sorts of different trauma to the legs. Usually, these are not serious, and the swelling goes away easily. However, horses are also susceptible to a more challenging type of limb swelling called cellulitis.
What is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy literally means water therapy and can refer to any therapeutic use of water to aid or improve health. Hydrotherapy started as a treatment for humans in ancient times and expanded to include animals when racehorses started benefiting from seawater.
All during August, National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress, and promoting healthy habits. Even a small change can impact your health in positive ways. Research has shown self-care helps promote happiness.