Injection techniques are helpful for diagnosis and therapy in a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
Diagnostic indications include the aspiration of fluid for analysis and the assessment of pain relief and increased the range of motion as a diagnostic tool.
Therapeutic indications include the delivery of local anesthetics for pain relief and the delivery of corticosteroids for reduction or resolution of inflammation of joints and soft tissues.
- Bursitis i.e. subacromial, trochanter, olecranon, pes anserinus
- Tendinitis i.e. rotator cuff, bicipital, lateral epicondyle
- Trigger points i.e. myofascial, fibromyalgia