In this podcast, Dr Gillian Tabor reviews a paper that investigates the size of the deep spinal stability muscle, multifidus, in relation to chronic lameness. Whilst admitting a positive bias as to the topic of the paper, Gillian discusses the validity of the methodology and the results, as well as the outcome and the key take-home messages.
Research Review of Paper:
Sullivan, H.M., Acutt, E.V., Barrett, M.F., Salman, M.D., Ellis, K.L. and King, M.R., 2022. Influence of chronic lameness on thoracolumbar musculus multifidus structure in the horse. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 117, p.104053.