Incorporating Injection Therapy into Your Practice

When it comes to adding adjunct therapies to your orthopedic and physical therapy practice, offering essential treatments can be a tremendous value add. Many patients are looking for a single-source provider for their treatments, so providing more of the therapies they need is a huge win. 

When selecting which therapies may be beneficial for your practice, consider incorporating injection therapy. Several of the therapies, such as cortisone injections and epidural steroid injections, offer unique benefits for your patients and set your practice apart as a comprehensive treatment provider. 

Let’s look at several of the more common injection therapy treatments that may be a great addition to your practice. 

Cortisone Injections

Cortisone injections are often an effective solution for providing patients relief right at the source of discomfort. Because these injections are targeted on the exact location of discomfort, less cortisone is required compared to dosages taken orally.1 Cortisone injections often help facilitate physical therapy “by reducing or eliminating inflammation.”1 Injection supplies typically used include Methylprednisolone and other corticosteroids to support patients with muscle and joint inflammation, tendonitis, knee osteoarthritis, and more.

Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections offered help support patients with spinal stenosis, a herniated disc, sciatica, and more. Typical epidural steroid injection supplies include Methylprednisolone and Lidocaine, Depo-Medrol, Xylocaine, diluents, and needles. A minimally invasive treatment, these injections can help patients perform physical therapy programs as well as return to normal activities.2

Nerve Block Injections

Helping patients manage nerve discomfort can be significantly aided through the use of nerve block injections. Designed to target specific nerves, these injections can help improve your patients’ quality of life. Types of nerve block injection supplies include Lidocaine and Bupivacaine as well as needles and syringes to support your patients with acute or chronic neck or back discomfort. 

Therapeutic Injections

Therapeutic injections provide relief for patients suffering from degenerative disc disease, muscle and joint inflammation, and more. Targeted joint injections in places such as the hip, knee, and ankle could be a significant aid in your patients’ recovery. Injection supplies include lDEPO-MEDROL® and Lidocaine as well as needles and syringes. 


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References 

1 “Cortisone Use in Orthopedics.” Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, 2020, www.oaph.com/patient-resources/education/cortisone-use-orthopedics.

2 “Epidural Steroid Injection, ESI, Spine Injections, Steroid Shots in Spine, Back Pain Injections, Back Pain Shots.” Mayfieldclinic.com, July 2018, mayfieldclinic.com/pe-esi.htm.

Disclaimer

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