Joint and Soft Tissue Injection Training Course


This is a one day interactive classroom and clinic based event which covers the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions such as frozen should, tennis elbow, ‘trigger’ finger, carpal tunnel, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis and more.  The course is ideal for those new to these procedures as well as those already performing injections who need to update or refresh their knowledge and skills.

Why Choose MATA?

At MATA you can be guaranteed of low delegate to teacher ratios for optimum learning.

As well as viewing various videos and demonstrations by the tutor, delegates will also undertake joint injections on simulated models under the tutor’s guidance and DOPS (Direct Observation of Procedural Skills) assessments as required by NHS England.  Small group work, a question and answer session

What Does this Course Cover?

  • Examination of joints
  • Soft tissue disorders
  • Anatomical landmarks for soft tissue/joint injections
  • Contraindications
  • Steroid agents and dosage
  • Ultrasound
  • Needle placement
  • Pots-injection care
  • Adverse reactions and complications

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare professionals, e.g GPs, dentists, nurses, First5® GPs, VTS Trainees, GPwSI MSK, MSK physiotherapists, allied healthcare practitioners.

Tutor

Mr. Apul Parikh