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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.

How Ultrasound Guided Injections Help Knee Arthritis

How Ultrasound Guided Injections Help Knee Arthritis

by Stephanie Meadows
Chronic pain affects more than 100 million American adults, according to the Institute of Medicine. When chronic pain takes hold of your joints, especially in the knees, it prevents you from living the life you deserve. Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that tells you something may be wrong in your body. Although pain can protect us by telling us to rest after an injury, or to stop overusing that part of the body, the experience of being in a state of uncontrolled pain is frightening, and can have a profound effect on your quality of life.

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.