Helpful information to joint and soft tissue corticosteroid injection.
Helpful information to joint and soft tissue corticosteroid injection. Part 2: sites apart from the knee The performing of joint and soft tissue injections can be very rewarding for patients and interested doctors. This article, the next in a two-part step-by-step guide for GPs thinking about performing joint and gentle tissue aspiration and corticosteroid shots, covers commonly performed injections at sites other than the knee. The first article, published in the June 2005 issue of Medicine Today, discussed important general considerations, with the knee used for example because it is the site mostly aspirated and the most studied for injection. (more…)