Do you want to relieve painful and stiff joints?
Want to move and feel better?
Injection therapy by our Advanced Physiotherapist Practitioner Chris Hayes
Benefits of steroid injection therapy?
- Long lasting relief from pain and discomfort
- Reduce Inflammation and swelling
- Decrease joint stiffness
- Preserve joint structure and function
What to expect during your consultation
Chris Hayes whom is our Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner at Innovate Physiotherapy LTD will carry out a thorough assessment and decide whether steroid injection is the correct treatment for you. Chris will make sure that you feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible during the consultation. Chris will also discuss with you the possible side effects prior to having the treatment.
What to expect during your treatment
Steroid injection can be given either directly into the joint (intra-articular) or into a muscle. The injection may also contain a local anaesthetic to provide immediate pain relief this lasts for a few hours. If you have manipulation, then Chris will provide a local anaesthetic then manipulate the joint or area followed by a steroid injection.
Following the injection, you should be fine to go home soon afterwards. It may take a few days for the injection to start working.