Tag Archives: joint injection

First Metacarpal Joint Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications First metacarpal joint injection is used to treat pain and inflammation secondary to osteoarthritis. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a sitting position with the arm resting on the examination table. The forearm is placed on the ulnar side midway between supination and pronation, with the […]

Abductor Tendon Injection of the Thumb

Indications Abductor tendon of the thumb injection is a useful therapeutic procedure for tenosynovitis of extensor pollicis brevis and abductor hallicus longus (de Quervain’s syndrome) usually associated with repetitive trauma disorder. This procedure involves injection of common tendon sheath of the long abductor and short extensor tendons of the thumb. Techniques After informed consent is […]

Wrist Joint Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Wrist joint injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for inflammation due to rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory arthritides. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position with the arm resting on the examination table. The hand is placed palm down with the wrist […]

Carpal Tunnel Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Injection of the carpal tunnel is used to treat inflammation of the tissue of the tunnel resulting in median nerve entrapment. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position with the arm resting on the examination table. The wrist is positioned with the hand dorsiflexed […]

Radiohumeral Joint (True Elbow Joint) Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Radiohumeral joint injection is used to diagnose and treat the painful and swollen elbow due to rheumatoid arthritis or nonspecific inflammatory arthritides. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position with the elbow flexed to 90 degrees. The lateral epicondyle and posterior olecranon are palpated. […]

Olecranon Bursa Injection of the Elbow

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Olecranon bursa injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for olecranon bursitis. This condition is usually secondary to trauma or rheumatoid arthritis. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position with the hand on the lap. The olecranon process of the ulna is palpated […]

Medial Epicondyle Injection of the Elbow

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Medial epicondyle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow or tortilla elbow). Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position, with the arm resting on the examination table, palm up, and the elbow flexed to 45 degrees. The elbow […]

Lateral Epicondyle Injection of the Elbow

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Lateral epicondyle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for lateral epicondylitis of the elbow (tennis elbow). The condition is usually secondary to occupational or sports-related trauma or recurrent trauma. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position, with the arm resting on the […]

Bicipital Tendon Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Peritendinous injection of the bicipital tendon is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for bicipital tenosynovitis. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the seated position with the arm externally rotated and lateral to the medial edge of the humeral head. The bicipital groove is located and […]

Rotator Cuff Tendon and Subacromial Bursa Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Corticosteroid injection procedures are used to diagnose and treat rotator cuff tendonitis or subacromial bursitis. These conditions are often due to nonspecific irritation of the subacromial bursa, lesions of the rotator cuff, calcific tendonitis, or rheumatoid arthritis. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a sitting position […]