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Acromioclavicular Joint Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Intraarticular injection of the acromioclavicular joint is used to treat an inflamed or painful joint, as well as pain secondary to acromioclavicular joint separation. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position. The acromioclavicular joint is palpated by placing the fingers at the tip of […]

Glenohumeral Joint Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Intraarticular injection of the glenohumeral joint can be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory arthropathy, or adhesive capsulitis. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position, with the shoulder internally rotated. The glenohumeral joint is palpated by placing the fingers between the coracoid process and […]

Costochondral Junction Injection

Indications Costochondral junction injection can be very useful as a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure in patients with costochondritis and Tietze’s syndrome. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is positioned in the supine position. The involved costochondral joints are palpated for local tenderness and replication of pain complaint. The patient is prepared in a […]

Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Injection

Indications The cervical zygapophyseal joints have been shown to be a potential source of pain from the cranium to the midthoracic spine (63). Cervical facet injections can provide diagnostic as well as therapeutic benefits for patients with a wide variety of head and neck pains. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed […]

Common Joint Injection Techniques

Tiếng Việt >> General The joint is usually injected from the extensor surface at a point where the synovium is closest to the skin. This site minimizes the interference from major arteries, veins, and nerves. When the point of injection has been determined, it is best marked with the tip of a retracted ballpoint pen […]