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Ultrasound Guided Injection 2018-02-27T10:14:24+00:00

Project Description

ULTRASOUND GUIDED INJECTION CLINIC

Our one-stop shop ultrasound guided injection clinic making access to pain relieving injections as easy as possible for patients whilst offering the highest levels of expertise and patient care.

ULTRASOUND GUIDED INJECTION CLINIC

Our one-stop shop ultrasound guided injection clinic making access to pain relieving injections as easy as possible for patients whilst offering the highest levels of expertise and patient care.

ULTRASOUND-GUIDED INJECTION CLINIC

Complete Physio has highly trained and highly specialised physiotherapists who are dual trained both as physiotherapists, and in the clinical use of ultrasound and who are able to prescribe medication which allows for patients to attend consultation and receive assessment, ultrasound scanned and receive an ultrasound guided injection, all on the same visit.

This is a highly specialised and innovative service designed to improve accessibility to pain relieving injections – simplifying the patient journey and maintaining first class level of care.

WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF AN ULTRASOUND GUIDED INJECTION?

There is a significant amount of research which demonstrates that ultrasound guided injections give better levels of pain relief, give longer lasting effects, and improve the functionality compared with injections that are done without ultrasound guidance (blind/surface marked injections). There is also evidence that it reduces the risk of trauma or misplacement of the needle and/or the injection substance, therefore improving the safety of the injection and reducing the risk of adverse events associated with injection therapy.

HOW DO I BOOK?

To book for a steroid injection you can call our normal reception line, 0207 482 3875 or email direct to info@complete-physio.co.uk requesting an appointment for an injection. Please include your name, date of birth, your address and GP contact details. You will be sent a form to complete and forward back to us or bring along on the day which gives information about the injection. It also asks questions about past medical history and any reasons why we may need to seek advice from your GP before proceeding with the injections, i.e., IDDM or patients taking Warfarin, and allow us to raise the prescription for your injection. You will be seen, assessed and evaluated with ultrasound scan before receiving an ultrasound guided injection.

FEES

Ultrasound guided injections of any joint cost £190 (corticosteroid) and £230 (hyaluronic acid), which is inclusive of the assessment and/or the ultrasound scan. Specialised injections such as hydro-distension or barbotage £250. If on the day the decision is made not to proceed with the injection, you will be charged the normal initial assessment fee for the clinic in which you are seen.

WHICH BODY PARTS ARE YOU ABLE TO INJECT?

Steroid injection can be very effective for frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis of the knee, trigger finger, osteoarthritis of any joint around the body, localised soft tissue inflammation or tenosynovitis, such as tennis elbow or tendon inflammation at the shoulder. We also provide Ostenil (hyaluronic acid) which can be very beneficial to patients with osteoarthritis who are keen to keep moving and active.

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