We offer several types of injections as part of our MSK practice.
An injection may be appropriate as a conservative therapy for a patient who is experiencing pain or discomfort, or onset of osteoartritis, but is not currently a good surgical candidate.
An injection is intended to provide the individual with pain relief for several weeks or months. However, individual results vary and the intended results cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that most injections are an uninsured service and fees for the injection are likely to apply.
As stewards of patient health and our healthcare system, we evaluate the patient without bias to determine the best treatment plan.
1. Consultation and Assessment - a focused musculoskeletal assessment will be conducted before injection.
2. The Most Appropriate Treatment - an alternate treatment may be proposed.
3. Follow-Up - after treatment, the patient requires follow-up to monitor intended results and patient health.
Please use the Injection Clinic Referral Form - click here for the PDF form.
Fax Injection Clinic Referral Form to: 403-358-5808.
If accepted, the referral will be triaged by a qualified physician without bias to treatment. The referral will be sent internally to the most appropriate MSK or Orthopedic physician.
- You or the patient may be uncertain whether an injection is appropriate. Refer the patient, and the referral will be triaged by a qualified MSK physician who may consult with an orthopedic surgeon for the most appropriate next steps.
- You may have discussed injections with the patient and want to refer the patient with an injection in mind. Refer the patient using the attached form, and the patient will be triaged to the most appropriate MSK physician.
- We will contact your patient, when the time comes, with an appointment date and time.
TYPES OF INJECTIONS
Injection options include but are not limited to:
- PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
- Hyaluronic Acid and variants (Monovisc, Cingal)
- Myofacial Trigger Point
- Nerve Block
It is not necessary to refer for a particular type of injection.