BACK PAIN TREATMENT BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Private Ultrasound Diagnosis Scan and Treatment offering same day ultrasound-guided spinal injections

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BACK PAIN TREATMENT BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Are you suffering from back pain in Buckinghamshire? Musculoskeletal specialists at ‘Joint Care Clinics’ can offer the following private ultrasound-guided spinal injections, at our outpatient clinics throughout the UK.  Joint Care Clinics are HCPC-registered and members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

We offer a one-stop clinic for consultation, diagnostic scans and treatment. We have joint care clinics across the UK, where this service is offered by highly experienced clinicians. We use an ultrasound diagnostic scanner to pinpoint the area of pain, for a more accurate diagnosis and tailor-made treatment.

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Musculoskeletal issues?

If you are experiencing painful joints, muscles, tendons or ligaments please get in touch for a diagnostic scan and treatment

Types of Spinal procedures we can offer:

  • Sacro-Iliac joint injections ( SI joint pain)
  • Coccyx  (or) Sacro-coccyx joint injection (coccydynia) 
  • Lumbar facet joint injections ( Facet joint pain)

Private Ultrasound-guided spinal injections offer the following benefits, compared to the CT/Fluoroscopy guided injection:

  • Low cost
  • No radiation
  • No contrast material is used
  • Same-day injection when suitable

In addition to the above latest development in Ultrasound Imaging, technology-enhanced needle visualisation has increased the accuracy and potential for the Ultrasound guided procedures, especially in the musculoskeletal field.

BACK PAIN TREATMENT FAQS

How long does a Spinal ultrasound guided injection take?

This will vary dependant on the area and other factors, but an assessment, scan & ultrasound-guided injection will generally take around 60 minutes. Ultrasound guided injection alone is done in a few seconds. Injection alone is carried out in few seconds.

Are ultrasound guided injections painful?

Discomfort from the needle insertion can be minimised by using the local anaesthesia using a very fine small needle. Ram is an experienced and carried out more than 30,000 Ultrasound guided injections sofar. He routinely treats complex patients and patients with needle phobia, through the technique he developed through his experience.

What is an ultrasound guided cortisone / Steroid / Corticosteroid injection?

Cortisone injection is also known as Corticosteroid injection  or steroid injection. This is a strong anti-inflammatory medication is used for many of the inflammatory and arthritis conditions to control pain, swelling, stiffness and improve function. Corticosteroid injections are NOT the same used by body builders use. Corticosteroid injections do not cause weight gain.  To find out more please visit our ultrasound-guided steroid injections page from the ‘Types of Guided injection’ menu on the top.

Always, consider having the Steroid injections under ultrasound guidance for accuracy.

What is an ultrasound guided hyaluronic acid (HA) injection?

HA injection is also known as Gel injection or Lubricant injection. This viscosupplementation injection is a natural component of synovial fluid. This tends to increase joint fluid viscosity and restores the joint lubrication. Hence, acts as a shock absorber to control the joint /tendon symptoms. Limits the further damage to the joint and delays or avoids the need for the surgery. Aslo, helps to enjoy your daily activities or your preferred hobbies. To find out more please visit our  GUIDED ULTRASOUND HYALURONIC ACID INJECTIONS page from the ‘Types of Guided injection’ menu on the top.

These injections are very popular, especially for knee joint pain. Any number of injections can be taken in a given period, due to minimal or no side effects from these injections. Usually a course of 3 Injections are preferred, though some may do well just with an injection per year 9 we have patients managing just with 1/year.

What is an ultrasound guided PRP injection?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections are rich in growth factors (helps in repairing the cell and its growth) and prepared from the patient’s own blood. Separated growth factors from the patient’s blood is injected back into the affected area of the same patient. PRP’s ability to heal and even regenerate injured or ageing tendons, ligaments and joints, provides some patients with an alternative to surgery. PRP therapy may reduce the required healing time for the injuries (especially for sports injuries and early Arthritis); otherwise, athletes/sports professionals may require longer periods of rest from their sports-related activities. To read more please visit our Ultrasound Guided PRP page.

Always, consider having the PRP injections under ultrasound guidance for accuracy.

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Can I drive after a back pain injection treatment?

You will not be able to drive immediately after the procedure. Bring someone with you Or use other form of transport to return home. This is mainly due to your driving licence policy, rather injection efficacy. Majority of the motor insurance policies will not allow you to drive for 3-5 hours after the injection with Local Anesthesia.

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What should i expect after an injection?

After the injection, you may feel pain-free for a couple of hours due to Local anaesthesia. However, the pain returns after 2 hours, you may even feel more painful for a couple of days due to bruising pain. Usually, you should start feeling better from the third day onwards. Pain relief from the steroid injection may take 1 to 2 weeks.

How to manage bruising pain?

Discomfort from the needle insertion can be minimised by using an ice pack (wrapped in a towel, to minimise the risk of frostbite from direct skin contact) to the area of treatment. Use the Ice Pack 3-4 times a day and 10-15 minutes at each time.

Will i always feel 100% pain free?

We can accurately inject the treatment area. However, pain relief depends on several factors, such as severity of the problem, body response to the steroid injection, rest period following an injection, rehabilitation and exposing to the risk factors.

how many injections can i receive?

Corticosteroid Injections: 3 or 4 per treatment area/year.

Hyaluronic Acid: No limit as long as you are benefiting.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP): Is a course of 3, you can repeat as you like. 

What conditions can be treated?

Arthritis, Tendinopathies, Ligament, Muscle and Nerve related problems. We also offer trigger point injections for persistent pain (usually a course of 2-5 are effective).

How long the injection effect lasts?

It is hard to determine without an assessment. It may be possible to estimate after assessing the patient. Usually, lasts up to 3 months. There are many patients who benefited for more than a year to 2 years.

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Richard Kilty

"My name is Richard Kilty, I am the current captain of the British athletics team. World 60m champion, double European 60m champion & European 4x100m relay record holder. I have been using Ram Rachaputi for many years now. I have used many of his different treatments for my performance, injuries & general training recovery. I have always had huge success after seeing ram. He is truly world class at what he does. I will continue to work with ram all the way throughout my career and will be forever grateful for his precise and incredible work"

 

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AREAS COVERED FOR BACK PAIN TREATMENT

Warwickshire clinic covering Rugby, Coventry, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Stratford Upon Avon, Kenilworth, Warwick and Leamington Spa.

West Midlands clinic covering Birmingham, Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull

Buckinghamshire clinic covering Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Leighton Buzzard

Northamptonshire clinic covering Northampton,  Daventry, Kettering and Wellingborough.

Leicestershire clinic covering Leicester and Nottingham (Nottinghamshire)

We also have a regular clinic in the North East in Newcastle