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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.

What are Ultrasound Guided Injections?

What are Ultrasound Guided Injections?

by Shearly (SU)
Ultrasound guided injections are an advanced, precise way to deliver effective medications to targeted areas of the body. Many patients suffering from chronic, debilitating pain (such as that caused by inflammation of a tendon or joint), find that they are able to return to previous activity levels after precision injections, enjoying both a reduction in pain and an increase in their range of motion. Certain forms of treatment, such as viscosupplementation therapy (which involves adding hyaluronic acid to supplement the amount of protective synovial fluid in a given joint) can provide relief for as much as six months to a year after treatment.