abilityclinicstage_53lbl2  .  Jan 16

What to Expect  During Your US Appointment

Flow of the Appointment

  • You will first be seen by our Ultrasound Technologist for a brief clinical history followed by a screening ultrasound of the problem area, if necessary
  • You will then be seen by our physician who will perform a full clinical history and physical examination
  • You will then have a discussion about treatment options

General Comments

  • If you have a history of fainting, please tell your doctor
  • Please ensure adequate fluid intake on the day of procedure

For PRP Injections

  • Please avoid the following 7 days prior to your procedure:
    • Anti-inflammatory medications:
      • Baby aspirin, aspirin
      • Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)
      • Naproxen (Aleve)
    • Supplements:
      • Vitamin E, Vitamin A, ginko, garlic, flax, cod liver oil

  • Please avoid the following 3 days prior to your procedure:
    • Recreational substances: Marijuana, smoking, and alcohol


  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is okay to take for pain control

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