KIMS Dept of Pain Medicine conducts 9th Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop


The Department of Pain Medicine at the Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) successfully completed 9th batch of Comprehensive Pain and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (CPMU) hands-on workshop) at KIMS Superspecialty Hospital with three delegates (Dr. Akansha Bansal from Vadodara, Dr. Priya Nair from Bangalore and Dr. Sadeep Joshi from Maldives).

This unique program gives insight into clinical methods in pain medicine, physical examination, sonographic scanning, learning protocolized musculoskeletal ultrasound scanning of shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, cervical and lumbar spine, gluteal scan and peripheral nerves. The CPMU covered lectures, scanning volunteer in a step-wise manner till delegates are satisfied, scan patients in OPD, see pathological findings and observe procedures performed under ultrasound guidance.

During the workshop, the experts performed a wide variety of interventional pain management procedures including wrist Carpal Tunnel Hydrodissection, Four Plantar Fascia injections, One Baxter Nerve Hydrodissection, PRP in Tennis Elbow, Great Auricular Nerve Hydrodissection, Dorsal Scapular Nerve Hydrodissection at Scapula, Rotator cuff interval hydrodilation in Frozen shoulder, Subacromial bursa injection, SI joint injections with Prolotherapy, Piriformis injection, LFCN Hydrodissection in Meralgia Paresthetica, Tibialis Posterior injection in a patient with Tenosynovitis, GH joint injection, GH Joint Posterior approach hydrodilation, Superficial personal nerve Hydrodissection with Prolotherapy, Greater Trochanteric bursa injection, Knee Joint PRP and more.

The delegates were extremely satisfied with the training they received and were thankful to the authorities of KIMS Hospital for the facilities and hospitality. They have also recommended the course to their friends and colleagues.

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