RAD CLINICS JOINT INJECTIONS Bedford

steroid
injections Bedford

DIAGNOSTIC sCAN, uLTRASOUND-GUIDED INJECTION, & A REPORT IN THE SAME APPOINTMENT

What is it and how it works?

Corticosteroid Joint Injection Bedford are performed for pain relief and to reduce inflammation in joints. Corticosteroid drugs are a man-made version of hormones that are normally produced by the adrenal gland in our body and can be used to treat a range of conditions such as inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, repetitive strain injuries, soft tissue inflammation, nerve pain or inflammation, and to reduce stiffness in the joint or soft tissues.

Fees of Steroid Injections Bedford

Upper & Lower Limb Conditions

  • £290
    (Includes consultation, ultrasound scan, injection, and report).
    Duration

  • 30 mins

Sacroiliac joint injection

  • £400
    (Includes consultation, ultrasound scan, injection, and report).
    Duration
  • 30 mins

Facet Joint Injection

(Xray or MRI for Lumbar Spine Mandatory)

  • £500
    (Includes consultation, ultrasound scan, injection, and report).
    Duration
  • 30 mins

If you are still unsure joint injection Bedford and would like to discuss this with our specialist team prior to your booking, then you can email info@radclinics.co.uk for more information or ring 07742986561 for a free telephone consultation with our Musculoskeletal Specialist in Bedford.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are unsure regarding your condition and would like to discuss it with our specialist prior to your booking then email info@radclinics.co.uk for more information or ring 07742986561 for a free telephone consultation with our Musculoskeletal Specialist in Bedford.

Corticosteroid injections are relatively safe procedures with minimal side effects. There is a small risk of allergy and infection or slight flare-up of pain that can occur immediately or within few days following the procedure. Our Musculoskeletal Specialist team in Bedford will perform a complete screening prior to your procedure to ensure safety.

Yes you can. If you are still unsure and would like to discuss this with our specialist team prior to your booking then email info@radclinics.co.uk for more information or ring 07742986561 for a free telephone consultation with our Musculoskeletal Specialist in Bedford.

There is no need for complete rest, however, we will advise you to reduce your activity level significantly for a week at the least to obtain the best results from the injection.

You should not drive immediately after the injection. Please organise a pick-up or arrange a taxi to return home.

Your appointment will be a “one stop shop” in which our Musculoskeletal Specialist in Bedford will carry out a physical examination and ultrasound scanning to diagnose your problem. You will have plenty of opportunity to discuss your care with our specialist prior to proceeding with your injection.

The results can last up to 12 months or more. If you are a poor responder for corticosteroid injection then you can have short term pain relief in which case our Musculoskeletal Specialist team in Bedford might be able to help with your care by advising you alternate procedures.

You can have 3 injections a year but this will depend on health of your joint and your response for previous steroid injection to the same area. Similarly, health of your soft tissue will determine a repeat injection and this will be determined by our Musculoskeletal Specialist through an ultrasound scan for the particular area or a condition.

Local anaesthetics are safe during pregnancy. Corticosteroid injection is known to be safe from 2nd trimester of pregnancy. If you are aware of being pregnant at the time of booking then notify us for pre-injection screening. Corticosteroid injections are safe if breastfeeding.

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