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Fluoroscopic Guided Injections — Providing Relief with Accuracy

Eliminates Risks And Is More Precise

At the Orthopedic Performance Institute, we’re dedicated to providing our patients with access to the latest and most advanced technology, and that includes imaging. That’s why we proudly offer C-arm fluoroscopy for joint injections.

Similar to an X-ray, fluoroscopy is an imaging technique that uses a continuous X-ray beam. Due to the benefit of real-time imaging, fluoroscopy is a useful tool to ensure joint injections are administered in the most precise and safe way possible—eliminating risks and possible negative results sometimes associated with joint injections.

Dr. Alexandra Matthews

What types of fluoroscopic guided injections are offered?

Intra-articular Steroid Injections
Pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis can be significantly reduced by Intraarticular Hip Injections. Patients with a good amount of fluid remaining in the joint usually respond well to Intraarticular Hip Injections. Corticosteroid injections guided directly into the arthritic joint space can relieve pain by reducing inflammation in the tendons and ligaments. Typically, one shot will last for several weeks or months but some people report long-term symptom reduction which remains for to 6 months or longer.

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Therapy Injections
Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy or autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) therapy, attempts to take advantage of the blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone.

Stem Cell
Stem cell therapy promotes the reparative response of diseased, dysfunctional or injured tissue using stem cells. This procedure is less invasive than surgery and has the potential to speed up and augment repair.

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