Musculoskeletal injections for joint or tendon problems are performed commonly and their use, which can result in a marked improvement in acute symptoms as well as delay or postpone surgery, is on the rise.

Key features:

  • Provides concise, current and portable information
  • Covers the latest treatment options, supported by scientific evidence and guidelines
  • Discusses alternative injections, non-injection measures and novel treatment modalities
  • Text supported by illustrations and video of injection procedures and physiotherapy
  • Ideal for both the non-specialist seeking an introduction to the subject and the more experienced practitioner

This accessible guide helps doctors from various disciplines including orthopaedics, sports medicine, rheumatology, radiology and primary care as well as allied health care professionals understand the indications and local anatomy to safely perform injections with complication avoidance. In addition, the book provides useful information regarding other alternatives including physiotherapy and novel modalities. The content is supported by current evidence, guidelines and companion videos.

chapter 1|21 pages

Musculoskeletal injections in general

ByDevendra Mahadevan, Euan Stirling

chapter 2|24 pages

Shoulder and elbow injections

ByHelen Tunnicliffe, Harvinder Pal Singh

chapter 3|15 pages

Hand and wrist injections

BySunil Garg

chapter 4|22 pages

Hip and knee injections

ByAshwin Kulkarni, Kimberly Lammin

chapter 5|31 pages

Foot and ankle injections

ByBobby Mobbassar Siddiqui, Annette Jones, Maneesh Bhatia

chapter 6|24 pages

Image-guided injections in orthopaedics

BySangoh Lee, Raj Bhatt

chapter 7|21 pages

Platelet-rich plasma injections

ByKevin Ilo, Fazal Ali

chapter 8|15 pages

Visco-supplementation injections

ByZaid Abual-Rub, Sanjeev Anand

chapter 9|19 pages

Practical prolotherapy

ByRoger Oldham

chapter 10|14 pages

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy

ByRandeep S. Aujla, Philippa Turner