Cervical Vertebral Region

Anatomy

  • Haussler KK. (2016) Functional anatomy and clinical biomechanics of the equine cervical spine. In: Proceedings of the American Association of Equine Practitioners 360°: Pain in the Neck – From Anatomy to Treatment. Fort Collins, CO. June 19-22, 2016.

Pathology

  • Haussler KK, Pool RR and Clayton HM. (2019) Characterization of bony changes localized to the cervical articular processes in a mixed population of horses. PLoS ONE 14(9): e0222989.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222989.  PMID:31557207.  PMCID: PMC6762202.
  • Haussler KK. (2016) Spinal pathology of the cervical and cervicothoracic regions. In: Proceedings of the American Association of Equine Practitioners 360°: Pain in the Neck – From Anatomy to Treatment. Fort Collins, CO. June 19-22, 2016.

Diagnosis

  • Story MR, Haussler KK, Nout-Lomas YS, Aboellail TA, Kawcak CE, Barrett MF, Frisbie DD, McIlwraith, CW. (2021) Equine cervical pain and dysfunction: pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Animals 11, 422. DOI: 10.3390/ani11020422.
  • Haussler KK. (2016) Soft tissue and joint mobilization of the cervical region and cervicothoracic junction. In: Proceedings of the American Association of Equine Practitioners 360°: Pain in the Neck – From Anatomy to Treatment. Fort Collins, CO. June 19-22, 2016.
  • Haussler KK. (2016) Joint mobilization of the cervical region. In: Proceedings of the American Association of Equine Practitioners 360°: Pain in the Neck – From Anatomy to Treatment. Fort Collins, CO. June 19-22, 2016.
  • Haussler KK. (2011) Neck pain (cervical dysfunction). In: Clinical Veterinary Advisor: The Horse, 1st edition, (Wilson DA, editor), Elsevier Saunders, pp. 376-379. 
  • Haussler KK. (2013) Neck and back: Intersection of neurologic and musculoskeletal lameness: The impact of neck and back pain on gait and performance. In: Proceedings of the 2005 American College of Veterinary Surgeons Symposium, San Antonio, TX. pp. 169-171.

Treatment

  • Parkinson SD, Zanotto GM, Maldonado MD, King MR, Haussler KK. (2022) The effect of capacitive-resistive electrical therapy on neck pain and dysfunction in horses. J Equine Vet Sci 117:104091. DOI: 10.1016/j.jevs.2022.104091.