In the final of our series of videos demonstrating joint injection techniques, director of minor surgery Dr Soon Lim demonstrates how to administer an injection for tennis elbow.
The dose of steroid is 25mg of hydrocortisone or 40mg of methylprednisolone.
Dr Soon Lim is director of minor surgery at RCGP Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Faculty and is the author of the RCGP Standards for Minor Surgery. Video filmed by Laura Passi.
Pulse’s clinical skills videos are intended as an educational resource for GPs and other healthcare professionals. The procedures outlined in the videos should not be attempted without appropriate training.
Joint injections for tennis elbow