INTERVENTION, INJECTION THERAPY

Integrated musculoskeletal rehabilitation

Interventional injections are safe and frequently used procedures to help reduce or eliminate pain. Our specialized Sports Medicine doctors may recommend injection therapy to manage pain levels, enabling the rehabilitation of an injury, offering a nonsurgical option for back and neck pain, as well as other bone and joint conditions.

UPANDRUNNING offer a variety of injections depending on your condition, symptoms and expected outcome. A consultation with one of our Sports Medicine Doctors is the first step to ensuring an accurate and effective diagnosis for your symptoms.

WHY CHOOSE UPANDRUNNING

At UPANDRUNNING we have unparalleled expertise and cutting-edge ultrasound technology to support the accurate placement of the injection into the exact site of injury / pain spot. We ensure a higher degree of precision and therefore an increased probability of success.

CORTISONE INJECTION

Corticosteroids are a naturally occurring substance the body uses to help prevent excess inflammation after injury. Synthetic steroids are used to treat Orthopedic conditions, disc injuries in the spine, tendon injuries and reduce inflammation around the nerve tissue to break the cycle of pain and swelling.

CORTISONE INJECTION

COMMON PATHOLOGIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM CORTISONE INJECTIONS

The steroid medication will normally take 48-72 hours to take effect. In some cases, the benefits may appear almost immediately, in others it can build up gradually over a week to ten days. Depending on your physicians recommendations after 2 to 7 days you can start with some gentle walking, light exercise, swimming and light cycling and avoid lifting. After 7 to 14 days your recommended physiotherapy program can begin, avoiding very strenuous activity, such as heavy lifting and long distance running.

GUIDED ULTRASOUND PLATELET-RICH PLASMA (PRP) INJECTIONS

PRP injections can be used in the treatment of all musculoskeletal injuries. The procedure aids the recovery of injured muscles, tendons, joints and ligaments.

THE BENEFITS OF PRP

COMMON PATHOLOGIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM PRP INJECTIONS

Following the injection, you may require a rehabilitation program, physiotherapy that on average last between 4-6 weeks depending on the loading characteristics of the affected tendon or joint. Expected outcomes will be assessed no earlier than 6-12 weeks after the procedure with a gradual return to sport expected.

VISCOSUPLEMENTATION

Viscosupplementation involves injecting hyaluronic acid into your joint for the treatment of pain in wear-and-tear” arthritis. The therapy may be necessary to replace and restore the fluid that coats the cartilage at the end of your joints, acting as a lubricant to allow a smooth range of motion

BENEFITS OF VISCOSUPLEMENTATION

COMMON PATHOLOGIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM VISCOSUPLEMENTATION

Whilst viscosuplementation is not a cure for osteoarthritis, it can aid the symptoms, pain and discomfort. Viscosupplementation effects on average last approximately 6 months, with benefits noticed within the first weeks. .

PROLOTHERAPY

Prolotherapy, also known as regenerative injection therapy, aims to stimulate the body to repair damaged body tissues. The procedure involves injecting a sugar or salt solution into a joint or other part of the body.

THE BENEFITS OF PROLOTHERAPY

COMMON PATHOLOGIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM PROLOTHERAPY

TRIGGER POINT INJECTION

A trigger point injection is used to treat chronic muscle pain. The procedure involved injecting into the affected area to relax the muscle and relieve pain. This soft tissue procedure can be used to treat pain in the neck, back, arms and legs.

BENEFITS OF TRIGGER POINT INJECTIONS

COMMON PATHOLOGIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM TRIGGER POINT INJECTIONS

Pain relief starts approximately 1 to 3 days after receiving a trigger point injection. The effects of the therapy last on average 1 month on with further injections needed if the pain persists.

GUIDED ULTRASOUND HYDRODILATATION

This technique involves the insertion of a needle into a joint using guided ultrasound technology. A substantial amount of liquid is inserted to stretching the capsule of the joint and free up a frozen joint and restore functionality

BENEFITS OF HYDRODILATATION

COMMON PATHOLOGIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM HYDRODILATATION