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.

Our Doctors

  • Kirstin Bubeck

    Kirstin Bubeck
    Large Animal Surgery and Sports Medicine

  • Kate Chope

    Kate Chope
    Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging

  • Jose M Garcia-Lopez

    Jose M Garcia-Lopez
    Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery

  • Thomas M. Jenei

    Thomas M. Jenei
    Large Animal Surgery

  • Carl A. Kirker-Head

    Carl A. Kirker-Head
    Orthopedic and Large Animal Surgery, Bone Regrowth and Remodeling

  • Wade A. Tenney

    Wade A. Tenney
    Large Animal Ultrasonography

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