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Old 05-13-2013, 11:35 AM
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I would start w/the regular vet in case it's something really simple/obvious. If not, I'd probably go to the PT next.
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:42 AM
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I would start w/the regular vet in case it's something really simple/obvious. If not, I'd probably go to the PT next.
This. My regular vet is pretty cool though.
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:04 PM
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This. My regular vet is pretty cool though.
Yea, mine too.
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So many good points from all of you! Argh! LOL

I'd be very surprised if this was bone related as there's been no trauma as a trigger - she came up lame after chewing a new (large) ball for about an hour last night and the last time this happened there wasn't even an obvious trigger like that, no trauma for sure. She's also 2.5yo so something like OCD would be more unlikely. Makes xrays not as obviously needed at least.

Regular vet does have walk in hours, so it would be simple, but again, rest and traumeel generally clears it up in 24-48 hours, and I doubt they will do much more than that, though they could do a referral if needed. Maybe I'll call the specialist and see if I need one...
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:09 PM
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I can say that I've unnecessarily spent hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars at "regular" vets and specialty vets. And our rehab vet had the right answer every. single. time. And a treatment plan. And she emails me night or day when I have questions.

EVERY SINGLE TIME!

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Yea, mine too.
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I went ahead and called our chiro vet - she actually specializes in equine lameness, so I think she's a great fit for the situation. I trust that she will know when to refer out and if it comes to that, I'll have her refer to the rehab vet in my town.
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I would go chiro. Not very invasive, not too expensive, but a little more thorough than a regular vet exam.
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Old 05-16-2013, 04:29 PM
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Argh. Chiro vet appears to still be out of the office. >.<

And the limping is gone as of yesterday. Decided to chance it and take her swimming this afternoon and despite pulling herself out of the pool several times (using her shoulder a lot), there is no limp. So this sounds like it may well be a jaw muscle thing. Weird. Definitely still going to see the chiro, tho!
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