Infiltrations are effective to relieve pain and promote healing. An infiltration consists in injecting cortisone in a joint, a synovial bursa or around a tendon. The ultrasound-guided injection allows the infiltration of the anti-inflammatory medication more accurately.
- Ultrasound examination of the area to be treated.
- If treatment is required, the radiologist proceeds with an injection of contrast agent under ultrasound guidance.
Before the examination:
You must fast three (3) hours before the examination.
After the examination:
You will be given a sheet with recommendations to follow.
15 to 30 minutes
The examination might be covered by your private insurance.