This event is open to all veterinarians.
Friday-Sunday, May 8-10, 2020
17th Annual Symposium
ISELP 3-Day Module: Neck & Back
Lectures on Friday and Saturday are at:
Wet Lab on Sunday will take place at:
Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinic
(At the Portola Valley Training Center)
Contact: Hadley Bickford
Phone: 1 (650) 854-3162
Please join us on Saturday night for a BBQ hosted at Steinbeck Peninsula Equine in Menlo Park, approximately 6 miles from the Palo Alto Elks Lodge. After lectures conclude, decompress with barbeque, beer, and lawn games! Transport from the Elks Lodge provided upon request.
ISELP offers a comprehensive program of advanced education in the field of equine lamenesses and osteoarticular, musculotendinous and nervous pathology, covering the different parts of the locomotor system of the horse. These modules cover eight topics:
Distal frontlimb: foot, pastern, fetlock jjoint
Middle frontlimb: palmar fetlock, metacarpus and tendons, carpus, carpal canal
Proximal frontlimb: forearm, elbow and shoulder
Distal hindlimb:foot, pastern, fetlock, metatarsus
Middle hindlimb: hock and crus
Proximal hindlimb: stifle and thigh
Neck and thoracolumbar area
Lumbosacral area and pelvis
Our 2020 focus will be the Neck and Back.
For each topic, the following data will be considered:
Functional anatomy and Biomechanics
Clinical (physical and dynamic) examination including diagnostic blocks
Diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasonography, nuclear scintigraphy, MRI)
Treatment and management
ISELP Travel & Accommodations
Travel: Palo Alto and Menlo Park are approximately equidistant from San Francisco and San Jose, accessible via the San Jose International Airport (SJC), the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the San Jose Diridon Amtrak station (SJC) or San Jose Diridon Greyhound station. Depending on the day and time, it's about a 40 to 60-minute drive from either San Francisco or San Jose to the Palo Alto Elks Lodge.
Accommodations: The Palo Alto Elks is directly next door to Dinah's Garden Hotel. The Hilton Garden Inn, Crowne Plaza, and the Residence Inn by Marriott are also within waking distance.