Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections

Ravenscroft Health offers ultrasound-guided joint injections which provide effective, targeted relief for joint pain. This treatment is quick and safe, with minimal risk of complications.

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When the doctor diagnoses the cause of your musculoskeletal pain, they may recommend ultrasound-guided joint injections to relieve your discomfort.

Why Choose Us?

  • Regulated by the CQC
  • High quality service/highest level of care
  • Easy online booking and same day emergency appointments
  • Same day test results
  • Tailored advice
  • Seen by specialist clinicians
  • No GP referral needed

Conditions we treat:

We offer a range of joint and soft tissue pain injections. Including hip joint injections, elbow joint injections and ultrasound guided injections for ankle recovery. Joint inflammation and pain has a range of causes. Conditions we treat include:

  • Runner’s knee
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic pain

Types of Ultrasound-Guided Injections:

  1. Corticosteroids — a type of steroid which relieves pain and inflammation
  2. Hyaluronic Acid — which lubricates joints, replacing the body’s lost joint fluid
  3. Platelet-rich plasma — this stimulates the body’s natural healing response

The doctor will recommend which is most suitable for you. This will depend on what is causing your joint pain and discomfort.

How Cortesteroid Injections can help?

Cortesteroid joint injections aim to decrease pain and increase function by reducing inflammation, which in turn may help you to participate in your rehabilitation.

Steroid injections for pain relief are an effective treatment for:

  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Sciatica


What are Ultrasounded - Guided Joint Injections?

Ultrasound-guided joint injections are injections where the needle is guided to the injection site by ultrasound imaging. Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the body.

The doctor views this image in real time. They see exactly which part of the joint the needle is in. This helps them guide the needle tip placement to the target tissues.

What are benefits of Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections?

Ultrasound-guided joint injections are more accurate than injections using the doctor’s judgment alone. This makes the pain relief they provide super targeted, increasing its effectiveness and longevity.

This treatment not only reduces pain but can help improve your movement and flexibility. With less stiffness, inflammation and pain you can return to the activities you love.

What are Cortesteroid Injections?

Corticosteroid injections, also known as local steroid injections, are used for pain relief and can treat conditions such as joint pain, arthritis, and sciatica.

It is important to note that corticosteroid injections are completely different from anabolic steroid injections, which are substances some people illegally use to build muscle.

How Corticosteroid Injections work?
Corticosteroid injections deliver an anti-inflammatory substance into a person’s joint, muscles, or soft tissue. The substance injected is called hydrocortisone.

Hydrocortisone is a synthetic steroid, an artificial version of cortisol. Cortisol is a hormone produced in the adrenal glands that reduces inflammation.


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