Injection Modules

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course covers techniques for common peripheral musculoskeletal conditions based on accurate anatomical and differential diagnosis knowledge and offers essential safety precautions together with appropriate additional advice for prevention of recurrence. A visit to an anatomy department provides vital skills in appropriate needle placement.

This section covers some basic rules regarding peripheral and spinal infiltration and injection therapy used in updated Orthopaedic Medicine Cyriax. All specific indications and contraindications of corticosteroid techniques, sclerosing and anaesthetic techiques would be described. Basics of Platelate reach Plasma therapy and Ozone therapy would be described as well.

CURRICULUM

Injection Module (Optional)

Day : 01

    • Basic principles of modern orthopedic medicine Cyriax
    • Rules of referred pain
    • How to reach a valid diagnosis : inspection, history, relevant functional examination, palpation
    • Clinical reasoning by using a standardized Cyriax assessment form
    • Even though this step only took a couple of hours, I was still able to put over 100 thumbnails on paper.
    • General treatment strategy for soft tissue lesions
    • Elbow : inspection, history and basic functional examination
    • Elbow : diagnosis and treatment procedures of tennis and golfer elbow

Day : 02

    • Elbow : diagnosis and treatment procedures of tennis (5 types) and golfer elbow (2 types) (continuation)
    • Shoulder : inspection, history and basic functional examination
    • Shoulder : diagnosis and treatment procedures of tendinitis, -osis (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, biceps,…)
    • Foot : inspection, history and basic functional examination
    • Foot : diagnosis and treatment procedures of inversion and eversion traumata (sprained ankles : lig. talofibulare ant-post, lig. calcaneofibulare, lig. calcaneocuboideum, peronei, tibialis posterior)

Day : 03

    • Knee : inspection, history and basic functional examination
    • Knee : diagnosis and treatment procedures of ligamentous lesions (MCL, LCL, coronary ligaments)
    • Wrist : inspection, history and basic functional examination
    • Wrist : diagnosis and treatment procedure of a carpal subluxation (dorsal-palmar ; ligamentous lesion)