Intra-Articular (Intrabursal) Injections

Last updated 20.09.12

 

Index

 

Definition

-  Intra-articular injection of LA + Corticosteroid

 

Features

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Equipment

-  Local Anaesthetic: 1% Lidocaine

-  IV Corticosteroid: 40mg Methylprednisolone

-  +/- drawing up needle

-  3 or 5ml Syringe

-  Needle

-  Alcohol swab

 

Indications

-  OA

-  Bursitis

 

Procedure

- Mix 1-3ml of LA with 40mg (1ml) Methylprednisolone

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Sites

-  Shoulder injections