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Atlas of pain injection techniques
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Edited by T O’Connor, S Abram. London: Published by Harcourt Publishers Ltd, 2003, £49.99, hardcover, pp 141. ISBN 044306380X

Injections have a well recognised role to play in managing pain in many musculoskeletal conditions. Joint injections are commonly used now by a variety of medical practitioners from GPs to rheumatologists and orthopaedic surgeons. Muscle injections into myofascial trigger points are also gaining favour, with many practitioners now utilising both injections and dry needling techniques. This book therefore had great potential.

One major change in current practice with regard to injection techniques is that many are now “guided”. Ultrasound, fluoroscopy, and computed …

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