Injection Therapy for Foot Conditions

  • September 1, 2021

Making use of injection therapy to deal with a variety of orthopedic problems is frequently carried out. But there is a great deal of disagreement regarding when is the best time to apply it. One example is, should injections be utilized early in the acute period or later on when the issue is more long-term. An episode of the live chat stream for Podiatrists named PodChatLive was devoted to this exact topic and also the concerns that surrounded the application of injections for orthopedic ailments generally and in the foot particularly. PodChatLive is a live show that goes out on Facebook and so the 2 hosts as well as their guest will respond to queries. Following the live show, the video will then be published to YouTube and the audio version is made offered as a Podcast. It's totally free and widely followed by podiatry practitioners.

During the show on orthopedic injections the hosts chatted with the Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Ian Reilly. Ian and the hosts discussed how the evidence base intended for injection therapy is usually not being what it really could possibly be, and the underpinnings of this deficiency of evidence and clinical outcomes. He was furthermore refreshingly genuine about how he uses this in his podiatry practice in the context of a multidimensional strategy to orthopedic conditions. Ian furthermore talked about the top three problems he injects often, along with the most frequent complications he comes across when performing that. Ian Reilly graduated as a Podiatric Surgeon in 1996 and has done over 13,000 surgeries and over 8000 foot and ankle injections. He is a Fellow of the College of Podiatry (Surgery) and is on the Directorate of Podiatric Surgery Board of Examiners. He has co-authored the book Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques: A Practical Guide which has been selling well for several years. He has surgical rights at a number of hospitals within Northamptonshire in the UK and works both privately and in the NHS.