Lameness: what does the neurologist have to do with it?
Most often, lameness is a clinical sign that requires an orthopedic examination, but sometimes the cause is neurological. Sometimes clinicians forget that if muscles and/or nerves are affected they hurt causing neurological lameness.
It is debatable whether problems of the muscle tissue should be managed by an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist. Neurological lameness is sometimes frustrating leaving us with a lot of doubt about how to manage it correctly.
For the answers to the above questions, join us for a FREE webinar with
Dr. Floriana Gernone, DVM, PhD, Dipl ECVN
“Lameness: what does the neurologist have to do with it?”
When: May 14 at 1pm CET
The purpose of this presentation is to provide clinical tools to help distinguish orthopedic from neurological lameness. Dr Gernone will discuss how to approach neurological lameness, how to plan a correct work up and how to treat it in the best way.
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About the speaker Dr. Floriana Gernone, DVM, PhD, Dipl ECVN
Floriana Gernone, graduated at Bari University of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She worked as general practitioner in private practice till 2004 in Bari-Italy. She started and completed a Neurology residency program at Bologna Veterinary University. In 2004 she started and completed a residency program in Neurology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bologna. In 2009 she obtained the PhD in Veterinary Clinic and Emergency Therapy at the Alma Mater Studiorum in Bologna. In 2012 she was awarded the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Neurology. She is currently the responsible for the Neurology referral service at the Pingry Veterinary Hospital in Bari. Since November 2017 she is a consultant for the neurology of MyLav – Laboratory Lavallonea. She is a member of the SINVet board of directors. She is the author of articles on international scientific issues and speaker at national and international conferences, she has been speaker at the SCIVAC, SINVet, AIVPA, Performat and Formev courses.