Welcome to W5 Injections, your premier destination for ultrasound-guided injection services. We offer a specialised and efficient approach to pain relief for various musculoskeletal conditions. Our top priority is providing high-quality care at affordable prices. When you visit us, you can expect a thorough assessment and ultrasound scan to accurately diagnose your condition.
We take pride in our use of ultrasound guidance during all injections. This ensures that the medication is safely and precisely delivered to the exact area of your pain. Our two experienced clinicians have provided injections to patients over a number of years.
Meet our experts
They possess the unique ability to combine expert musculoskeletal assessment skills with diagnostic ultrasound assessment, ensuring accurate diagnoses and appropriate ultrasound-guided injections.
W5 Injections is at the forefront of providing safe, convenient, and affordable access to pain relieving injections. We’re dedicated to improving your quality of life and helping you find relief from your musculoskeletal conditions.
Stewart Ramsay graduated as a Physiotherapist with a MSc in Rehabilitation Science from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2001 having achieved a first class hons degree in Sports Science from the University of Wales, Bangor in 1998. Stewart has worked in a broad area of settings over 23 years, NHS, private practice and professional sport football, rugby union and tennis.
Stewart’s professional development initially involved a PGdip in Manipulative Physiotherapy and progressed to tutor for the Musculoskeletal Association of Physiotherapists (MACP). More recent professional development has focused on expertise in Ultrasonography with a distinction PGcert from (SMUG, Sports Medicine Ultrasound Group) at the University College of Osteopathy, in Borough, London (2022), qualifying as an Independent Prescriber from Hertfordshire University (2023). To complete this specialization Stewart completed a PGcert in MSK Ultrasound guided injections (2023) from the University of East London.
Stewart focuses on maximising the effect of treatment within sessions whilst enabling patients to continue to improve with evidence-based home exercise and advice. Stewart has a great network of Consultants and other health professionals on which to draw upon where required.
Dr Pouya Akhbari is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in upper limb surgery at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust. He completed his training in London on the King’s College and Imperial College rotations.
Dr Akhbari has completed several national and international fellowships including the prestigious Upper Limb Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital and the Perth Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Australia. He has also completed fellowships at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry plus St Mary’s hospital and Chelsea and Westminster hospital,
In addition to obtaining a BSc in Physiology from University College, London and an MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Dr Akhbari recently completed his Medical Doctorate involving biomarkers and personalised medicine from Imperial College, London.
On fellowship and as a consultant, he has developed a practice providing diagnostic ultrasound scans of the shoulder plus ultrasound guided injections of the shoulder and elbow, including the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to treat conditions such as tennis elbow.
At W5 Injections, we understand the challenges and complexities patients often face when seeking pain relieving injections. We believe that fast access to pain relief is crucial in shortening treatment times and facilitating a speedy recovery.
To address these issues, we have developed a unique service that is centred around the needs and preferences of our patients. Our goal is to provide a fast, efficient, and safe one-stop shop for obtaining pain relieving injections for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.
Our team of clinicians are highly specialised and have undergone extensive training to deliver this service. Our Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon and clinical specialists are trained as musculoskeletal sonographers, utilising diagnostic ultrasound for clinical purposes. Additionally, our clinical specialists have received comprehensive training to be qualified to independently prescribe medications, eliminating the need for a referral from your GP.
This unique approach allows us to offer a one-stop shop ultrasound-guided injection service. During a single consultation, patients can undergo a physical assessment, receive a diagnostic ultrasound, and have an ultrasound-guided injection, all in one visit. This highly specialised and innovative service has been specifically designed to improve patients’ access to pain relieving injections, streamline their journey, and maintain a first-class level of care.
Find out more about Ultrasound-Guided Injections here.
What can ultrasound guided injections be used for?
Our comprehensive range of treatments covers both upper limb and lower limb:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Acromioclavicular joint pain
- Shoulder bursitis
- Plantar fascitis
- Morton’s neuroma
- De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
|Clinical Specialist 45min
|Orthopaedic Outpatient review 30min
|Additional US scans by consultant
|Ultrasound-Guided Corticosteroid Injection 45min
|Ultrasound-Guided Hyaluronic Acid Injection (Durolane) 45min
|Ultrasound Guided Procedures – (Hydrodistention/Barbotage lavage) 45min