An archive of articles and information written by our clinicians.

Corticosteroid Injections FAQs

Corticosteroid injections are commonly used to treat joint and soft tissue problems by reducing pain and inflammation. See our most frequently asked questions about this form of treatment with answers from our Specialist Consultants.

What is: Shockwave Therapy?

Consultants in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Dr Anthony Waring explains what Shockwave Therapy is and when, and when not, to have this type of treatment.

When to See: The Concussion Clinic

This clinic offers access to skilled adult & paediatric healthcare professionals. It’s coordinated by a group of clinicians experienced in the management of concussion and its associated conditions.

When to see: A Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Consultant

A Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Consultant can assess, diagnose, arrange scans, and make sure you understand your diagnosis. They can arrange other referrals if appropriate, but will ultimately plan your rehabilitation.

Measuring Power, Force and Strength following ACL surgery using ForceDecks technology – a clinical study

Test and assess your lower limb muscle performance as part of study being conducted in collaboration with Queen Mary University.

Research: Can intraarticular corticosteroid injections help with knee osteoarthritis

Dr Simon Lack discusses if corticosteroid injections can help with the short term pain relief of osteoarthritis in the knee, what are the long-term benefits, if any, and if we should be looking at this from another perspective.

Research: Force Decks & Post ACLR Outcomes

Can the use of Force Decks substantially support the recovery and measured outcomes of post ACLR patients?

Research: is this single study enough to be advocating Blood Flow Restriction training for lateral elbow tendinopathies?

We explore this topic in reference to research report Low-Load Resistance Training With Blood Flow Restriction Is Effective for Managing Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy: A Randomized, Sham-Controlled Trial.

Private Medical Insurance Information

See which Insurance Companies can be billed directly and for which treatments.

Consultant Key Publications

Read the key publications of our Sport, Exercises and Musculoskeletal Medicine Consultants here.

Patient Resources

Our team have collected a number of resources for patients and the public to provide useful information for any musculoskeletal conditions or support for your rehab.

Nail Surgery: Patient information and what to expect.

Nail surgery is the removal of all or part of the toenail. Read this patient information guide for information about the procedure, how it works and the costs involved.