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Why Ultrasound-Guided Injections are More Accurate and Effective

Why Ultrasound-Guided Injections are More Accurate and Effective

by Stephanie Meadows
We have commonly heard of ultrasound technology being used to see a baby in a pregnant woman’s stomach. However, ultrasound is used for many different things nowadays, especially in the field of orthopedics. For orthopedic surgeons, ultrasound technology means being able to get a closer look inside the body, especially at the structures of joints within the body.

Why You Should Go to an Orthopedist for Ultra-Sound Guided Injections

Why You Should Go to an Orthopedist for Ultra-Sound Guided Injections

by Stephanie Meadows
Ultrasound guided injections have been widely used as an effective tool for the precision treatment of musculoskeletal pain management in recent years. With greater accuracy and safety, these injections are used both as a form of diagnostic testing, and for treatment purposes of a variety of injuries.

Shin Splints: When to See Your Orthopedic Surgeon

Shin Splints: When to See Your Orthopedic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
The lower leg is made up of two bones, the fibula and the tibia. The tibia is the larger of the two bones, and often known as the shinbone. The small, thin bone that runs alongside the tibia from the knee to the ankle is the fibula. The tibia and fibula are responsible for connecting several muscles that move the foot. The main muscle that bends the foot upward connects on the front (anterior) of the tibia, is called the anterior tibialis.