Joint injections and biopsies are common procedures often performed at medical imaging facilities like Premier Diagnostic Imaging. Joint injections are typically done for pain relief, while doctors order biopsies to check for specific conditions or diseases.
Epidural steroid joint injections can relieve pain in the back, hips, shoulders, and knees. They work by injecting a steroid into the affected joint, which helps to reduce inflammation and pain.
Fine needle biopsies are commonly used to check for thyroid conditions or breast cancer. A small tissue sample is removed and examined under a microscope during the procedure. The information from the biopsy can help confirm or rule out a diagnosis.
Both joint injections and biopsies are relatively quick and easy procedures that can provide valuable information for patients and their healthcare providers.
Epidural steroid injections to provide relief from back pain, allowing your spinal condition to improve with physical therapy and exercise.
Joint injections provide relief from pain in joints, reducing the inflammation and swelling of tissue in the joint space.
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