Melissa King

Associate Professor; Gait and Equine Sports Medicine Clinical Sciences

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970-297-4165

About Melissa

Education

Bachelor of Science, Equine Science, Colorado State University, 1993Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1997

Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation--Equine 2012

Publications

• King MR, Haussler KK, Kawcak CE, McIlwraith CW, Reiser RF. Effect of Underwater Treadmill Exercise On Postural Sway in Horses With Experimentally-induced Carpal Joint Osteoarthritis. Am J Vet Res. 2013;74(7):971-82.• King MR, Haussler KK, Kawcak CE, McIlwraith CW, Reiser RF. Mechanisms of Aquatic Therapy and its Potential Use in Managing Equine Osteoarthritis. Equine Vet Educ. 2013;25(4):204-209.• Harrison SM, Whitton RC, King MR, Haussler KK, Kawcak CE, Stover SM, Pandy MG. Function of the Forelimb Muscles of the Horse During Locomotion. J Exper Biol 2012;215:2980-91.• King MR, Haussler KK, Kawcak CE, McIlwraith CW, Reiser RF. Equine Carpal Osteoarthritis and Thoracic Limb Function: Effects of Aquatic Rehabilitation. Thesis, 2011; 1-244• King MR, Hendrickson DA, Johnson LW, Southwood LL, Trumble TN. Standing Laparoscopic Ovariectomy in Two Llamas. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1998;213(4):523-525.• Contino E, King MR, Valdes-Martinez A, McIlwraith CW. In-vivo Characteristics Following Perineural Injection of the Deep Branch of the Lateral Palmar Nerve with Mepivacaine or Iohexol in Horses. Equine Vet J. Submitted.

Research Specialty

Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

                

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