Passport? Check. Warm, lightweight clothing? Check. Ski goggles? Check. But, is there something else you should be including in your winter holiday planning?
If you are having radiology tests and treatments, you might be wondering how you will feel afterwards and whether you will be able to resume your everyday activities straight away.
If you have pain in your shoulder caused by a shoulder impingement, your consultant may recommend having an ultrasound guided injection to reduce inflammation and relieve pain. Here we explore what an ultrasound guided injection is, what conditions it’s used for and what to expect when you go for your appointment.
Injections are often used to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the shoulder, hip, knee and wrist, including arthritis, torn ligaments and muscles, labral tears and tendonitis.
Advances in our understanding of disease, new approaches to treatment, technological breakthroughs, scientific studies and research from around the world… just some of the reasons why it is essential for medical consultants to engage in continuous professional development and remain at the forefront of research in their field.