Injections

Injections

Dr. Hettrich performs ultrasound guided injections of the glenohumeral joint (shoulder), AC joint, and biceps tendon sheath.  Using ultrasound greatly improves accuracy for diagnostic and therapeutic injections.  Dr. Hettrich or her team also can provide PRP injections under ultrasound for tennis elbow, golfers elbow, or achilles tendonitis.

Frequently Asked Questions

What medication do you use for injections?
When should I feel relief from the injection?
Why should I consider an injection?
Does the injection have risks?
How often can I receive an injection?
How soon after an injection can I have surgery?
What should I do if my shoulder/elbow is sore after the injection?
Can the injection effect my blood sugars if I am diabetic?
When can I shower?
When can I submerge in water?
Does Dr. Hettrich perform PRP injections, or injections of other biologics?

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