Making use of injection therapy to manage a variety of bone and joint conditions is frequently carried out. But there is a lot of controversy about just when was the optimum time to use it. For instance, should injections be utilized at the start of the acute phase or down the line when the problem is much more persistent. An episode of the live talk stream for Podiatry practitioners named PodChatLive was devoted to this exact subject of injection therapy along with the issues that surrounded the use of injections for musculoskeletal problems generally and in the feet in particular. PodChatLive is a live stream which goes out on Facebook and so the two hosts as well as their guest will respond to questions. Following the livestream, the video will then be uploaded to YouTube and the audio edition is produced and is offered as a Podcast. It's totally free and widely followed by podiatrists.
During the episode on musculoskeletal injections they talked with the Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Ian Reilly. He and the hosts reviewed how the evidence foundation for injection therapy is probably not being what it could be, and the underpinnings of this insufficient evidence and clinical studies. He was also refreshingly honest regarding how he uses this in his clinical practice in the framework of a multidimensional approach to orthopedic conditions. Ian likewise described the top three conditions that he injects on a regular basis, and the commonest complications he comes across when doing that. Ian Reilly qualified as a Podiatric Surgeon in 1996 and has now conducted over 12,000 surgical procedures and over 7000 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. Ian has co-authored the book Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques: A Practical Guide which has been doing well for many years. Ian has surgical rights at a number of private hospitals within Northamptonshire in the UK and practices both privately and in the National Health Service.