High volume image guided injections in chronic Achilles tendinopathy.

  title={High volume image guided injections in chronic Achilles tendinopathy.},
  author={O. B. Peter Chan and Dominic O'Dowd and Nat Padhiar and Dylan Morrissey and J. W. B. King and Rosy A Jalan and Nicola Maffulli and Tom Crisp},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={30 20-22},
PURPOSE To determine the effectiveness of high volume image guided injections (HVIGI) for chronic Achilles tendinopathy. METHODS We included in the study 30 consecutive patients (mean age 37.2 years, range 24 - 58 years) with Achilles tendinopathy for a mean of 35.8 months (range 2 - 276 months) who had failed to improve after a three-month programme of eccentric loading of the gastro-soleus complex. Patients were injected with 10 ml of 0.5% Bupivacaine Hydrochloride, 25 mg Hydrocortisone… CONTINUE READING
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