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  • Palmar Foot Pain

    Cause: bruising and inflammation of the soft tissue structures in the back third of the foot. Occasionally due to tearing of the deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT) within the hoof capsule.

    Signs: various, loss of performance – reluctance to jump, pointing of toes at rest.

    Treatment: remedial farriery following radiography of the feet. Often the coffin joint requires medication at the same time.