Anaesthetic Techniques - 3 videos


Anaesthetic Techniques

Presented by Dr Mark Gilheany and filmed at a Wellington Members event.

Just over 3 1/2 hours presented in 3 videos that cover:

Video One (1:19:36) - Anaesthetic techniques in conjunction with Podiatric management of pathology, covering

  • Brief review of SMD and medical emergency protocols
  • Review the techniques of foot and ankle regional blocks including common (peroneal block).
  • Ultrasound guidance VS non-ultrasound guidance – pros & cons.
  • Each block to be discussed in terms of clinical relevance to podiatric management of conditions such as heel pain, midfoot pain, bursitis and neuroma pain.
  • Workshop based activity to familiarise participants with surface anatomy and safe use of injection apparatus.

Video Two (57:14) - Injection therapies and musculoskeletal injury. What to use, when and how?

  • Overview of injectable agents and their application in a management plan for musculoskeletal injury
  • Introduction to the range of injectable agents within the context of restrictions and access enablers for NZ podiatrists including local anaesthetic alone, hydrodilation injections, steroid injection, prolotherapy (glucose, PRP, stem cell).
  • Workshop to demonstrate technical tips for performing the most common injections utilised in treating musculoskeletal pain.

Video Three (1:31:21) - A review of nail pathologies including PNA

  • Review of the indications, techniques and variation in technique for nail pathologies.
  • When to obtain imaging, indications for PNA Vs TNA or medical avulsion.
  • What to do with hyper granulation tissue?
  • Technical pearls

    • Anaesthesia
    • Nail plate avulsion
    • Cauterization
    • Post-operative management


About the Presenter:
Dr Mark Gilheany has worked at improving both non-surgical and surgical techniques to assist with foot and ankle problems. He’s committed to achieving patient-focused functional outcomes. He uses minimally invasive techniques as both a standalone approach for a range of foot ankle pathology and incorporated with traditional open procedures. He has lectured on and taught these techniques over the past 10 years. Bunions (hallux valgus) is a specific interest for Mark and he has published research findings in relation to surgical and non-surgical elements of this common complaint.
Mark has a graduate certificate in surgical education, is a university adjunct and continues to actively teach and research. He has a diverse and extensive research, publication and presentation history. He conducts educational workshops on a range of topics. He holds surgical fellowships from Australia and the USA and is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (podiatric medicine faculty).




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