Neuropathic Lameness: Radial & Sciatic Nerve Pain Syndrome (NPS)

Essentials
Meeting Date (All Meetings start at 7:30 PM): 
08/15/2019
Sponsor: 
VetSurg
Speaker: 
Dr. Ian Gordon Holsworth, BVSc MANZCVS (Surgery), Diplomate ACVS

UPDATED AUGUST MEETING NOW AUGUST 15, 2019 AT PIERPONT INN

TOPIC: Neuropathic Lameness: Radial & Sciatic Nerve Pain Syndrome (NPS)

SPONSOR: VetSurg

SPEAKER: Dr. Ian Gordon Holsworth, BVSc MANZCVS (Surgery), Diplomate ACVS

SUMMARY: The presence of neuropathic pain is a common and often undiagnosed cause of lameness and pain in small animal patients. The recognition of radial and sciatic nerve pain syndromes is currently poor in clinical practice but continues to progress and evolve. The underlying causes, examination techniques, classic examination findings, diagnostic options and treatment protocols will be discussed with case examples.

Biography:
Ian Gordon Holsworth, BSc, BVSc (Hons), MANZCVSc (Surgery), Diplomate ACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery ~ Small Animal Orthopedics
Veterinary School: University of Melbourne-Australia 1991
Fellowship: Michigan State University 2000
Residency: University of California Davis 2003
Practice Type: Private Referral Practice
Area of Surgical Emphasis: Small Animal Orthopedics, Neuropathic Pain, Surgical Oncology
Research Interests: Juvenile Orthopedic Disease, Peri-articular osteotomies, Joint stabilization, Joint resurfacing, Neuropathic lameness

Current practice: VetSurg, Ventura CA, USA

Graduated in 1991 from the University of Melbourne Veterinary School and spent eight years in general practice. Dr Holsworth became an examined Member of the Surgery College of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in 1995. Dr Holsworth relocated to the US as a Surgery Fellow at Michigan State University in 1999. Following Fellowship, a three-year residency at University of California, Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Relocated to Ventura in 2003. Spent last fifteen years in a mixed clinical practice, clinical research and surgical instructor role. Recently granted Founding Fellow status of ACVS Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery. Currently Director and senior surgeon of VetSurg, in Ventura and curriculum coordinator for Arthrex Vet System’s North American CE program. This CE program includes didactic lectures and instructional labs hosted by University Vet schools, private surgical labs and in combination with national and international veterinary CE conferences. Undertakes twenty to twenty-five teaching trips yearly and recently co-formed the Veterinary Arthrology Advancement Association Education Foundation (VA3~EF), which has been granted Education Partner status with the ACVS and hosts veterinary surgical resident joint surgery training courses.

Dr. Holsworth has authored many surgical publications in both journal and book chapter formats and has presented at many national meetings in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia. Topics covered include orthopedic disease and neuropathic lameness with particular focus on advanced imaging, arthroscopic assessment of orthopedic disease and arthroplasty. Dr Holsworth has been the Chair of the ACVS Surgical Summit arthroscopy & joint surgery lab for the past ten years. Currently lives in Midtown Ventura with his wife, Gloria and their menagerie of furry family members.

**NEW MEETING PLACE AND MENU***
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NEW Meal Options:
All meals include a garden salad, chocolate mousse, and tea/coffee.
Meal #1: (meat) - TRI TIP with Demi Sauce, oven roasted potatoes, and seasonal vegetables.
Meal #2: (chicken) - GRILLED CHICKEN with a Garlic Cream Sauce, oven roasted potatoes, and seasonal vegetables
Meal #3: NO MEAL 3
Meal #4: (veggie) - WILD MUSHROOM RAVIOLI with a Brandy Cream Sauce

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