Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques

1st Edition

A Practical Guide

Authors: Stuart Metcalfe Ian Reilly
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702031076
eBook ISBN: 9780702047824
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 29th March 2010
Page Count: 208


Foot and Ankle Injection Techniques provides the student and practising podiatrist with all they need to understand when, how and what to inject.

To support the clinician and student, the text covers:

  • Changes in legislation
  • The full range of injectable drugs available to the practitioner
  • Essential information on nerve physiology, drug action, equipment, patient selection, injection techniques and many other topics
  • A step-by-step guide to injection techniques
  • Useful background information in introductory chapters

Written by two highly respected consultant podiatric surgeons.

Key Features

  • Online resources including video clips to supplement the text. For access, please log on to, and follow the instructions
  • Abundant photographs and clear line illustrations of the techniques and underlying anatomy

Table of Contents

Local Anaesthetics. Applications of Local Anaesthetics. Patient Suitability for Local Anaesthetic. Calculating Maximum Safe Doses. Complications of Peripheral Nerve Blocks. Nerve Stimulators. The Basics. Basic Local Anaesthetic Techniques. Advanced Local Anaesthetic Techniques. Corticosteroid Injection Therapy. Common Foot And Ankle Conditions: Joint Injections. Common Foot And Ankle Conditions: Soft Tissue Injections. Other Injection Therapies


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About the Author

Stuart Metcalfe

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Podiatric Surgeon

Ian Reilly

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, The Capio Woodland Hospital, Kettering, UK