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July 25, 2023

Case Study: Adhesive Capsulitis – Injection

A 56-year-old male with diabetes presented with a six-month history of chronic right shoulder pain. The patient complained of night pain, increasing severity of pain, limited painful abduction up to 45 degrees, and increased stiffness. Due to the res...
July 21, 2023

Identifying Pericardial Effusion or Tamponade: A Guide to Ultrasound Assessment in the Subcostal 4-chamber view (S4C)

The pericardium, a protective sac surrounding the heart, can accumulate fluid between its two layers (i.e., inner visceral and outer parietal pericardium) in various medical or surgical conditions. When this fluid buildup compresses the heart, leadin...
July 19, 2023

Tips for a Paravertebral Block: Transverse Oblique Technique

A paravertebral block is indicated for analgesia after breast surgery, thoracotomy, rib fractures, and procedures involving the thoracic and upper abdominal wall. Here are our 3 go-to tips to perform a paravertebral block with the transducer placed i...
July 13, 2023

Case study: Pes anserinus bursitis – Injection

A 35-year-old man, an IT professional, presented with medial right knee pain for three months. The pain was aggravated by driving his car. The patient reported no history of trauma or prior instances of knee pain. Physical examination Medial knee pai...
July 11, 2023

Case study: Total Knee Arthroplasty

Case presentation A 65-year-old male patient with severe osteoarthritis of the right knee was scheduled for elective total knee arthroplasty. The patient had a history of chronic knee pain and limited mobility and was keen on exploring options for ef...
July 7, 2023

Acute circulatory failure: The FALLS protocol

The FALLS (Fluid Administration Limited by Lung Sonography) protocol is a suggested approach for acute circulatory failure or undifferentiated shock (obstructive, cardiogenic, hypovolemic, distributive). Next to a simple cardiac ultrasound to rule ou...
July 4, 2023

Tips for a Proximal Sciatic Nerve Block: Subgluteal Approach

A proximal sciatic nerve block is indicated for anesthesia and analgesia for foot and ankle surgery, procedures on and below the knee involving the posterior aspect of the knee, and above-knee amputation. Here are the 3 steps we follow to perform a p...
June 30, 2023

Tips for a Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block

The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) block is indicated for analgesia for surgery on the anterolateral thigh (e.g., skin grafting), muscle biopsy, and meralgia paresthetica. Here are our 3 go-to tips to perform a Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve...
June 30, 2023

Case study: Plantar fasciopathy – Injection

A 50-year-old woman, who has hypothyroidism, visited with complaints of persistent heel pain that had been ongoing for six months. The pain was primarily localized over the heel and extended to the Achilles tendon and increased on getting out of bed....
1. Third Occipital Nerve and Cervical Medial Branch Nerve Block
2. Cervical Zygapophyseal (Facet) Intra-Articular Injection
3. Cervical Nerve Root Block
4. Thoracic Paravertebral Block
5. Lumbar Facet Nerve Block and Intra-articular injection
6. Lumbar Nerve Root (Periradicular) Injections
7. Central Neuraxial Blocks
8. Caudal Epidural Injections
9. Sacroiliac Joint Injection
10. Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block
11. Celiac Plexus Block and Neurolysis
12. Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric, and Genitofemoral Nerve block
13. Piriformis Muscle Injection
14. Pudendal Nerve block
15. Ganglion Impar Injection
16. Superficial Trigeminal Nerve Blocks
17. Greater Occipital Nerve Block
18. Cervical Sympathetic Block
19. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block
20. Suprascapular Nerve Block
21. Intercostal Nerve Block
22. Subacromial/Subdeltoid Bursa Injections
23. Biceps Tendon Sheath (Biceps – Long Head) Injections
24. Acromioclavicular Joint Injections
25. Glenohumeral Joint Injections
26. Subscapularis Tendon/Subscapularis Bursa Injections
27. Sternoclavicular Joint Injections
28. Carpal Tunnel Injections
29. Trigger Finger Injections
30. Wrist Injections
31. Injections for Tendon Dysfunction
32. Elbow Injections
33. Intra-articular Hip Injections
34. Knee Injections
36. Atlanto-Axial and Atlanto-Occipital Joint Injections
37. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
38. Occipital Stimulation
39. Groin Stimulation
40. Cervical Diskography and Intradiskal Procedures