Joint and soft tissue pain

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The pain from arthritis, soft tissue injury or tendinitis can significant affect our ability to perform our normal activities of daily living. Dr Nishel has over 17 years of experience in dealing with joint and soft tissue pains. Over this time, he has given hundreds of injections to help treat problems such as

  • Knee pain and arthritis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Tennis and Golfers elbow
  • Wrist pain and tendinitis
  • Foot pain
  • Heel pain
  • Hip pain and bursitis

It may be that you are unwilling to go for a definitive operation or have had endless sessions of physiotherapy without real improvement. if this applies then you should consider a booking a consult with Dr Nishel at Skinesse

The mainstay of treatment would be injection of a steroid solution into the area using Dr Nishels’ expert techniques. Click on the link to see a video of this. shoulderjoint

Advanced treatments include injecting Hyaluronic acid into the joints to promote cartilage repair. This is particularly effective in arthritic pain.

This is always conducted in a safe and clean clinical environment. The first step would be to consult with Dr Nishel on your condition and together we will determine the suitability of particular treatments. The team at Skinesse can also call upon a vast array of subspecialists should the need arise, this is the great advantage of consulting with Dr Nishel at Skinesse.

  • Are steroid injections harmful?
    Dr Nishel will determine your suitability for the injection by taking an appropriate medical history. Any risks will be carefully explained. In general, these are regarded as safe injections in experienced hands
  • What are hyaluronic acid injections?
    These are high quality injections which aim to replace the synovial fluid in your joints which is lost due to degeneration. This will provide lubrication and help with pain and stiffness.
  • Can I return to work or normal activity immediately?
    Absolutely you can return to work, the injections are designed to give little or no downtime. Dr Nishel at Skinesse will discuss all post procedure aftercare with you.
  • Can I have repeated injections?
    This depends on the area and the previous results of your injection
  • Are the injections painful?
    This does truthfully depend on the area. On most occasions, they sting like a travel jab. Dr Nishel at Skinesse has performed hundreds of these procedures and they’re very well tolerated by his patients.
  • How much does it cost?
    Injections start from £150, you will be given the exact cost at consultation

*Individual results may vary.