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  • Joint Aspiration – Joint aspirations (taking fluid out of a joint) are usually performed under local anesthesia. Joint aspiration is usually done as a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. Fluid obtained from a joint aspiration can be sent for laboratory analysis. Drainage of a large joint effusion (abnormal buildup of joint fluid) can provide pain relief and improved mobility.
  • Joint Injection – Joint injections (i.e., corticosteroids, hyaluronic acid) are usually performed under local anesthesia to treat inflammatory joint conditions like osteoarthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Joint injections are given to treat inflammatory joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, tendonitis, bursitis and occasionally osteoarthritis.
  • Tendon/Ligament Injections – Injections that help heal collagen-based connective tissues like tendons and ligaments after an injury
  • Trigger Point Injections – Injections such as cortisone are made directly into the central point or trigger point of a joint or muscle injury to relieve pain
  • Nerve Hydrodissection – Treats and relieves the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome and other nerve entrapments.
  • Steroid Injections – Also known as cortisone injections, steroid shots are a common treatment for inflammation of tendons, bursa and joints.
  • Splinting, Casting, Functional Bracing – We provide many options for splinting, casting and functional bracing that secures your injury and allows it to heal.