Musculoskeletal Injections in General: Dev Mahadevan and Euan Stirling. Shoulder and Elbow Injections: Helen Tunnicliffe and Harvinder Singh. Hand and Wrist Injections: Sunil Garg. Hip and Knee Injections: Ashwin Kulkarni and Kimberley Lammin. Foot and Ankle Injections: Annette Jones, Bobby Siddiqui and Maneesh Bhatia. Image Guided Injections in Orthopaedics: Sangoh Lee and Raj Bhatt. Platelet Rich Plasma Injections: Kevin Ilo and Fazal Ali. Visco-supplementation Injections: Zaid Abual-Rub and Sanjeev Anand. Practical Prolotherapy: Roger Oldham. Shockwave therapy: Randeep Aujla and Phillipa Turner. Novel Treatments for the Management of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Sadiq Bhayani.
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.
- 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.
Maneesh Bhatia is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and ankle Surgeon at University Hospitals Leicester. He has keen interest in education and research and has published widely. He is the editor of very popular book "An Orthopaedics Guide for Today's GP". He runs orthopaedics teaching seminars and joint injection courses. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. He is a member of advisory panel of NIHR. He is currently a member of Scientific Committee of British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society and the Education Secretary of British Indian Orthopaedic Society.
"This is a powerful book and an important contribution to the literature on musculoskeletal injections. The advice contained in this book should be adopted widely and quickly to improve outcomes for patients and deliver better value for health services." - Professor Mayur Lakhani CBE PRCGP SFFMLM, President of The Royal College of General Practitioners, UK
"I am sure that this book would benefit a wide range of health professionals including doctors in Primary Care as well as Orthopaedics trainees. I am pleased to endorse 'Musculoskeletal injections and alternative options - A practical guide to what, when and how' and would like to congratulate the team for their innovative efforts and hard work." - Mr Ananda Nanu, President, British Orthopaedic Association, UK