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Injection Therapy for Foot Conditions

Making use of injection therapy to manage a number of musculoskeletal conditions is commonly done. But there is a lot of disagreement with regards to just when was the optimum time to use it. One example is, should injections be applied at the start of the acute period or later on once the problem is much more persistent. An episode of the livestream talk show for Podiatrists named PodChatLive was devoted to this exact issue and the issues that surrounded the use of injections for musculoskeletal disorders in general and in the feet in particular. PodChatLive is a live stream that goes out on Facebook so the 2 hosts as well as their guest will respond to queries. Following the live show, the video will then be uploaded to YouTube and the podcast edition is produced and is available as a Podcast. It's free and greatly followed by podiatrists.

During the show on musculoskeletal injections they chatted with the Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Ian Reilly. He and the hosts discussed how the evidence base with regard to injection therapy is usually not being what it really could be, and the underpinnings of this absence of evidence and clinical outcomes. He was additionally refreshingly honest about how exactly he makes use of it in his podiatry practice in the context of a multidimensional approach to bone and joint disorders. Ian likewise outlined the top three disorders he injects regularly, and the most frequent complications he runs into when doing that. Ian Reilly graduated as a Podiatric Surgeon in 1996 and has completed over 13,000 surgeries and also over 7000 foot and ankle injections. Ian is a Fellow of the College of Podiatry (Surgery) and is also on the Directorate of Podiatric Surgery Board of Examiners. He has co-authored the book Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques: A Practical Guide that has been selling well for many years. Ian has operative privileges at several private hospitals within Northamptonshire in the UK and works both privately and within the NHS.