Practical Guidelines for Injection Therapy

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Section 2 Practical Guidelines for Injection Therapy

How to use this book

Please study the following guidelines carefully before using any of the techniques. For ease of practical application, we have simplified each technique and present only the essential facts. In the sections that follow, each double page covers one anatomical structure showing an injection technique for the most common lesion found there; the text is on the left hand page and on the right hand page is a drawing of the anatomical site and a photograph of the injection position. Each anatomical area begins with joint injections, followed by soft tissue injections.

Equipment

In box form are the recommended sizes of syringe and needle, dosage and volume of corticosteroid and local anaesthetic, and total volume for the average sized patient.

The drugs