CT RFA, is used in our Pain Management Centre to help relieve, reduce and manage chronic pain.
Radiofrequency allows us to heat a small volume of tissue, while using a CT scan we can accurately place our needle around the nerve supply of the irritated facet joint and remove the pain sensation going to the brain.
Watch our video to find out more about CT RFA procedures.
Ultrasound joint injections involves injecting corticosteroid and/or local anaesthetic medication directly into the joint or soft tissue next to a joint (this is often called a bursa) to reduce the inflammation and provide pain relief.
Watch our video to find out more about how ultrasound joint injections can help alleviate pain.
It’s Arthritis Awareness Week and we’re focusing on pain management treatments that could help relieve or reduce your pain.
Arthritis of the facet joint or strain of the joint from bending or twisting may lead to back pain in the area of the facet joint, muscle spasm or dull pain in the buttock, hip, groin or upper leg. A CT Facet Joint Injection may help alleviate the pain by reducing inflammation of the joint.
Are you suffering from a sports injury that’s resistant to conservative pain treatment? PRP injections might be an option worth considering to accelerate your recovery.
The injection of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) uses the healing properties found in blood to treat pain in joints, tendons, muscles and ligaments. Queensland Diagnostic Imaging offers this pain management/Sports imaging procedure in a range of locations across Queensland, including our new Varsity Lakes facility.
In this article, we’ll cover what you need to know about PRP injections; including what they are, how they work, and where to get further information. Read More >
You may have heard the recent news that the Gold Coast Surgical Hospital in Varsity Lakes is closing its doors. The news is very distressing to all the hospital staff and we hope them all the best for the future.
The good news, however, is that QDI Varsity Lakes is a separate entity to the operating hospital and will remain operational. Read More >
Osteoporosis is a health issue affecting 4.74 million Australians today. It’s estimated that someone breaks a bone every 3.4 minutes due to poor bone health.
Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way. By taking preventative measures to keep bones healthy, Osteoporosis can be avoided. At Queensland Diagnostic Imaging in Varsity Lakes, our team of radiologists are passionate advocates for reducing the spread of this chronic and degenerative disease.
The prevention of Osteoporosis begins with awareness. Read on to discover what Osteoporosis is, how to avoid it, and where to find out your risk factors for developing it.
Suffering from chronic pain can take its toll on your physical and mental health. Our Pain Management Centre at Queensland Diagnostic Imaging Varsity Lakes specialises in helping you relieve, reduce and manage your pain. Coping with chronic pain is not easy, but being prepared to explore the possibilities can help. Here are some options we recommend to help you cope with chronic pain. Read More >
If you are suffering from chronic back pain and seeking pain relief, there are many non-surgical pain management treatment options available.
Using world-class technology, our interventional radiologists aim to provide pain relief, prevent further injury and stress to the affected area, and help maintain the ability to function during day-to-day tasks.
Queensland Diagnostic Imaging are proud to announce their new clinic at Kawana will be located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, as part of a major centre of health and medical excellence at Pulse Oceanside and will open in July 2017.
Last week we were excited to open our newest state of the art clinic at Auchenflower – River City Imaging