Foot & Ankle Masterclass - Cadaveric USG Injection Course



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This unique, one day comprehensive ultrasound guided injection course of the foot and ankle, has been specifically developed for podiatrists, physiotherapists and foot and ankle surgeons.

On the day we cover all ultrasound guided injections around the foot and ankle (also knee if you would like). See course timetable below for a full list of injections covered. For each region we will teach you the how to scan each region and the easiest and most effective way of carrying out each ultrasound guided injection procedure.

The injection are carried out on soft-preserved full body cadavers, which is the closest match to the real thing! You have full access to perfect your skills on the cadavers. We have lots of machines and you will benefit from close supervision throughout from our expert faculty.

This course is suitable for clinicians looking to start ultrasound guided procedures or for clinicians looking to refine and expand their ultrasound guided injection skill. Our tutors have lots of top tips to ensure you get the most out of the course.

Who should attend?

This programme attracts podiatrists, foot and ankle consultants and physiotherapists, sports medicine doctors, GP’s, rheumatologists, radiologists and sonographers looking to expand their skills around the foot and ankle.

Course pre-requisites

The course is designed for clinicians just starting out with ultrasound-guided injections, to those clinicians looking to further develop and refine their skills and increase their injection repertoire.

Booking Options
Leeds University Institute of Medical Education, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9LU
Available dates
Thurs 17th Nov 2022


Time Summary Details
9 - 9:10 Presentation Housekeeping and registration
Outline and objectives of the day
Rules of the lab!
9:10-10:00 Presentation Types of injections and injectables
Injection technique - in-plane and out-of-planeTechnical considerations and top tips on how to carry out successful guided injections
10:00-11:00 Cadaveric Lab/
Practical workshop
Anterior ankle – Injections covered:

  • Talo-crural joint
  • Talo-navicular joint
  • Tendon sheath injections
  • Deep and superficial nerve
11:00 – 12:00 Cadaveric Lab/
Practical workshop
Mid-foot injections - Injections covered include:

  • Tarso-metatarsal joints
  • Calcaneal-cuboid joint
  • Talo-navicular joint

Forefoot injections - Injections covered include:

  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • MTP joint and IP joint
12:45 – 13:00 Presentation Procedural consideration of US guided injections - discussion around sterility, aseptic technique, probe covers and the use of sterile gel and anti-bacterial agents
13:00 – 14:00 Cadaveric Lab/
Practical workshop
Medial ankle – Injections covered include:

  • Tibial nerve block
  • Tibialis posterior
  • FDL and FDL tendon & ‘Knot of Henry’
  • Sub-talar joint (medial approach)
14:00 – 15:00 Cadaveric Lab/
Practical workshop
Lateral ankle – Injections covered include:

  • Peroneal tendons
  • Sinus tarsi
  • Sub-talar joint (lateral approach)
  • Sural nerve block
  • Saphenous nerve block
15:00 – 16:30 Cadaveric Lab/
Practical workshop
Posterior ankle – Injections covered include:

  • Retrocalcaneal (deep) and pre-Achilles (superficial) bursa
  • FHL tendon sheath
  • Achilles High volume stripping
  • Plantaris-Achilles high volume stripping
  • Talo-crural and sub-talar joint (posterior approach) for posterior impingement
  • Sural nerve block


Thurs 17th November 2022
Leeds University Institute of Medical Education,
Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds,


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