Lameness


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Lameness

See also Deformity.
Lamentation (See GRIEF.)
Byron, Lord
(1788–1824) limped because of his club foot. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 152]
Carey, Philip
schoolmates used his clubfoot as object of ridicule. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage, Magill I, 670–672]
Giles, St.
patron of cripples; accidentally hobbled, refused cures. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 392]
Henkies
trows (goblins) who limp when dancing. [Scot. Folk-lore: Briggs, 219–220]
Hephaestus
blacksmith god; said to have been lamed when ejected from Olympus by Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 121]
Mephibosheth
crippled in childhood when nurse dropped him. [O.T.: II Samuel, 4:4]
Oedipus
lamed by Laius with a spike through his feet in infancy. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 730]
Porgy
crippled Negro beggar of Catfish Row. [Am. Lit.: Porgy, Magill I, 764–766]
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
(1882–1945) 32nd president of U.S.; stricken with polio and confined to wheelchair. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2355]
Tamerlane
(1336–1405) Mongol conqueror, his name a corruption of Timur i Long (Timur the Lame). [Asian Hist.: Benét, 985]
Tiny Tim
crippled son of Bob Cratchit. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
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So far they have provided high accuracy in predicting various behaviours of the sheep, including differentiating lameness.
We've only been testing it for a month or so but I'm hoping the lameness technology will help to flag up issues that might not be obvious to the human eye so we can get to them before they get worse.
Feet disorders caused by infectious agents contribute to more than 70% of lameness.
Sheep vet Phillipa Page from Flock Health said Wynnstay's new lameness reduction advisers would be able to give farmers an extra "helping hand".
The problems caused by lameness can lead to a loss in body condition, lower lambing percentages, reduced lamb growth rates and poor fertility in rams.
Clinical cases of 116 horses of various breeds and ages were evaluated, Each one had history of lameness which was diagnosed through radiographs and/or ultrasound examination.
Bruises of muscles due to blunt trauma, overexertion or overstretching can also cause lameness and tenderness of affected muscles, and these types of injuries are most commonly treated with rest, cold packing, massage and, in some cases, physical therapy.
The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of ultrasound and magnetic therapies on clinical parameters of arthritis, such as joint swelling, joint warmth, pain on palpation, flexion response and lameness.
The British Equestrian Federation announced that Pippa Funnell's intended ride in Normandy, Billy Beware, has been withdrawn from World Equestrian Games contention due to signs of lameness following his last run.
SHEEP farmers could reduce antibiotic treatments for lameness by as much as 92% within two years of implementing a farm-tested study to control disease within a "ock.
Intermittent lameness had forced Quinn to give the Cesarewitch at Newmarket, in which the five-year-old was second 12 months ago, a miss.