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Basic Principles of Joint and Soft Tissue Injection Procedures

  • Todd P. Stitik
  • Jong H. Kim
  • Gregory Gazzillo
Chapter

Abstract

Joint and soft tissue injection procedures are commonly performed as part of a musculoskeletal medicine practice [1]. These procedures are very valuable diagnostic and therapeutic patient management tools. This chapter, along with Chap. 2, will review the basic principles behind these injection procedures and serve as the ­general framework from which these procedures are taught throughout this book.

Keywords

Local Anesthetic Senior Author Target Structure Corticosteroid Injection Tendon Sheath 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationNew Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA

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