Steroid injections are a useful and effective treatment for many painful conditions of joints, and soft tissues, and are used by an increasing range of practitioners - from general practitioners, sports medicine specialists, physiotherapists and rheumatologists, to podiatrists, orthopaedic doctors and junior hospital doctors.
This book provides all practitioners with a comprehensive guide to diagnosing conditions and the benefits (and potential pitfalls) of steroid injections. It looks at all aspects of the practical skills required, as well as the evidence base, general information, medico-legal issues and clinical errors to avoid.
This Fifth Edition has been further updated, expanded and revised, including new sections on the elbow joint and iliotibial band syndrome as well as a new chapter on sports physiotherapy, and updates to the concept of greater trochanter pain syndrome. It conveys the author's comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and procedures and describes, step-by-step, the required skills for each procedure using full-colour photographs and explanatory illustrations. It provides every practitioner with the knowledge needed to inject with confidence.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface to second edition vi
Preface to third edition vii
Preface to fourth edition viii
Preface to fifth edition ix
1 Incidence 1
2 Medico-legal issues 13
3 The shoulder 19
4 The wrist and hand 39
5 The elbow 53
6 Conditions around the hip and thigh 65
7 The knee joint 77
8 The ankle and foot 87
9 The spine 97
10 Musculoskeletal imaging and therapeutic options in soft tissue disorders 101
11 Our philosophy: the body is a mirror of the mind 125