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Injection Techniques in Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine provides a concise and practical guide in the use and technique of injecting joints and soft tissues for the relief of musculoskeletal pain and inflammation. It is an essential book for the wide range of practitioners who have to deal with the management of joint and soft tissue injuries in relation to sports and overuse.
The book deals with the technique of injection area by area. For each lesion the author provides step-by-step guidance on the appropriate patient selection and delivery of the drug. Each written description is complemented by an illustration of the anatomy of the area and a photograph showing the anatomical landmark for the injection.
Introductory chapters deal with the effects and uses of corticosteroids and local anaesthetics, using the latest evidence based on research results. The safety procedures for using these products are set out together with guidelines to safe injection technique.
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"A definitive must have book for any physiotherapist or doctor who uses injection therapy for the releif of pain in musculoskeletal conditions... It is a clinician s practical friend" Lyn Ankorn, Senior PT, Therapy Weekly, August 2002 book is clearly written and well presented. The technique sections are supported by the use of clear illustrations and photographs for each site of injection. The information included is up to date and the text is supported with references to up-to-date and appropriate research."" Claire Diver, Physiotherapy, April 2002 book is the bible for injection techiques and I would recommend it to all charted physiotherapists, GPs and orthopaedic surgeons."" Eamon O Muircheartaigh, Physiotherapy in Ireland
About the Author:
Stephanie Saunders is a physiotherapist who has pioneered the use of injections for the treatment of inflamed and painful joints particularly in relationto sports injuries. She has run many courses for both doctors and physios onthe use of the technique.. She is a Fellow of both the CSP and the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine and was a member of the working party which drew up the Clinical Guidleline for the Use of Injection therapy by Physiotherapists which has been endorsed and published by the CSP.
Dr Longworth is a medical practitioner with extensive experience in orthopedic and sports medicine.
Gordon Cameron is a general practitioner with extensive experience inorthopaedic and sports medicine.
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- PublisherBailliere Tindall
- Publication date2001
- ISBN 10 0702026328
- ISBN 13 9780702026324
- Edition number2
- Number of pages176