Information on how coVID -19 is affecting clinical practice.
Ultrasound scans to help confirm your diagnosis will continue as normal. There are however some restrictions on the use of Corticosteroids. Please phone for a telephone chat prior to booking to make sure you are suitable for steroid injection.
The use of injections such as Ostenil to assist with joint lubrication continues as normal. Please mention to the reception staff if you are considering Ostenil, just to make sure we have enough in stock.
What about the use of steroid injections
- Over the age of 70 years.
- Any immunosuppressant disease; such as Lupus, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Type 1 diabetes.
- People with breathing problems such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or asthma.
- And anyone with cardiac problems such as hypertension (high blood pressure) or angina.
Don't forget the benefits of Ostenil
Injections of Ostenil can be safely administered to any group!
Along with diagnosis and self management advice on joint degeneration, the use of Ostenil has proven benefits to assist joint lubrication and ease the symptoms of joint pain.
To read more about Ostenil please click on the link.
Now could actually be a good time to correct your muscle and joint problem.
Once you have your diagnosis, try these home exercises
Please Note: There are diseases and pathology that prevent good health irrespective of an individuals actions. The advice in this blog is not a substitute for medical opinion. Always consult your healthcare professional for specific advice on your personal condition. But please remember, best health irrespective of condition will always be optimised if your chemistry is made as good as possible.