Using injection treatments to manage a variety of orthopedic disorders is frequently done. But there is plenty of controversy concerning when is the optimum time to apply it. One example is, should injections be used at the start of the acute phase or later on when the problem is more long-term. An episode of the livestream talk show for Podiatrists named PodChatLive was devoted to this exact theme along with the concerns that surrounded the use of injections for soft tissue conditions generally and in the feet in particular. PodChatLive is a live show which goes out on Facebook and so the 2 presenters as well as their guest can respond to questions. After the livestream, the recording is then submitted to YouTube and the podcast edition is made accessible as a Podcast. It is free and greatly followed by podiatry practitioners.
On the livestream on musculoskeletal injections the hosts spoke with the Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Ian Reilly. He and the hosts discussed that the evidence base for injection therapy most likely is not being what it could possibly be, and the underpinnings of this absence of evidence and clinical outcomes. He was also refreshingly honest about how he makes use of it in his clinical practice in the context of a multidimensional solution to musculoskeletal disorders. Ian additionally discussed the top 3 problems that he injects on a regular basis, along with the most frequent complications he comes across when doing that. Ian Reilly qualified as a Podiatric Surgeon in 1996 and has now carried out over 13,000 surgeries and also over 8000 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. He has co-authored the book Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques: A Practical Guide that's been selling well for many years. Ian has operative rights at several hospitals within Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom and works both privately and within the NHS.