Suprascapular Nerve Injection

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Suprascapular Nerve Injection
Indication Chronic shoulder pain
Syringe 1mL
Needle 40mm
Steroid 20mg triamcinolone
Local Nil
Volume 0.5mL


Background

Anatomy

The suprascapular nerve supplies sensation to most of the shoulder joint, especially the superior and posterior regions.

Indications

Various conditions that restrict range of motion and cause pain, including Adhesive Capsulitis, calcific tendinitis, and bursitis.

Contraindications

Technique

Ultrasound Guided

Non-ultrasound Guided

Complications

Aftercare

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