One of the impacts of the pandemic is that many routine surgical procedures have had to be postponed. If you are waiting for knee replacement surgery, surgical repair for tendinopathy or other types of surgery for musculoskeletal problems, you may have found yourself with a far longer wait than normal. It can be frustrating to…
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.
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.
Ultrasound-guided injections of platelet rich plasma are an increasingly popular treatment for tendon and joint pain and injury. As a comparatively new treatment, not everyone has heard of platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections and fewer still understand how they work. Yet the science behind the treatment is relatively straightforward.