Dr Iain Duncan
PRP for osteaoarthritis

Updates on PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections for osteoarthritis

Order of updates is newest to oldest Iain Duncan Update July 2020 Based on a number of studies and our own experience there are benefits from doing repeated or cycling PRP injections for osteoarthritis of the knee. One such study showed PRP injections led to a significant reduction in pain and improvement in function after […]

PRP tendon research updates

PRP therapy for tendinopathies and tendon tears

Newest updates first Update 2020 To see lots more information about PRP go here. There are a number of recent PRP studies that challenge the accepted dogma that corticosteroid injections are the first choice when conservative management fails. One such from Jane Fitzpatrick and colleagues (an Australian study -see here) showed that patients with chronic […]

Dr Iain Duncan

Recent News and Diagnostic Imaging Updates

from Dr Iain Duncan…  August 2020 August was our busiest month ever but… July 2020 Life goes on (despite Covid-19). Fortunately, my work life is little affected, though like many my out-work-life is now quite “confined”, but the upside is I’m saving $ not eating out, and when I do its a (very) special occasion. […]

lateral epicondylitis

Lateral Epicondylitis: A Therapy Update

Background  Definition: Lateral epicondylitis is a common, painful condition characterized by pain at the lateral side of the elbow, that increases during gripping or squeezing. Though sometimes referred to as “tennis elbow” it occurs mostly in middle aged adults regardless of sporting activity.  Light microscopy reveals both an excess of fibroblasts and blood vessels that […]

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Iain primarily practices within the framework of medical imaging in Canberra, by supervising and reporting quality ultrasound and nuclear medicine.  His team can provide all the services that cover the entire spectrum of ultrasound and nuclear medicine. Nuclear Medicine Services Available see also nuclear medicine for dummies  BONE SCANS REGIONAL MULTIPHASE BONE SCANS WHOLE BODY […]

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Dr Iain Duncan is a founder of Garran Medical Imaging (GMI) and has been a leader in Canberra ultrasound and nuclear medicine for more than 20 years. He has an unrelenting ┬ápassion to improve patient outcomes through the proactive response to clinical problems and direct relationships with other clinicians. Iain continually introduces new technology, provides […]

Corticosteroid Injections

CORTICOSTEROID INJECTIONS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Iain has also co-authored a comprehensive corticosteroid injection consumer guide with additional information for health professionals  in Inside Radiology a project of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.  Here are the links to the Inside Radiology guide to  Bursal Injections and Carpal Tunnel Injections.   WHY HAVE I BEEN […]