Lameness Evaluation

Pain and/or restricted movement are the most common causes of gait abnormalities or lameness.

The Hospital for Large Animals at the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts provides a comprehensive range of clinical lameness services that can rapidly and effectively address the orthopedic needs of patients. The faculty and staff have experience with clinical assessments in a broad range of species, including equines and other large animals.

Lameness evaluations take place within the Hospital for Large Animals. An array of sophisticated equipment and services includes:

All of these and more support the highly skilled, board-certified faculty clinicians to diagnose and treat patients. In addition, the digital equipment at the Hospital for Large Animals allows for the easy sharing of data—including X-rays and other images—with clients and their primary veterinarians.

  • For emergencies call: 508-839-7926
  • For appointments call: 508-839-7926
  • Kirstin Bubeck
    Large Animal Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Kate Chope
    Ultrasonography
  • José M Garcia-Lopez
    Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Thomas M. Jenei
    General Diagnostic and Surgical Service
  • Carl A. Kirker-Head
    Orthopedic and Large Animal Surgery, Bone Regrowth and Remodeling
  • Wade A. Tenney
    Ultrasonography