Ramakrishna Rachaputi
Ramakrishna Rachaputi

About Ramakrishna Rachaputi  (Ram)

Ramakrishna Rachaputi is a highly experienced physiotherapist, MSK sonographer and an Independent Prescriber. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy from Karnatak University, India in 2001 and gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Neuro Musculoskeletal Health Care from Keele University, in 2003. After gaining significant clinical experience in Musculoskeletal practice, Orthopaedics and Sports injuries specialties, he went on to train further in Injection Therapy (2012) and Postgraduate certification in Musculoskeletal diagnostic & Interventional Ultrasound. Since then he uses ultrasound to diagnose joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerve-related problems & carries out Ultrasound-guided steroid injections (Corticosteroid, Hyaluronic Acid and Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP)) injections and advanced procedures. This has become an integral part of his daily practice. So far, he has carried out several thousands of Ultrasound diagnostic scans and Ultrasound-guided injections, successfully.

Ram holds formal qualifications in physiotherapy, Injection therapy, prescribing medication and musculoskeletal ultrasound. This unique combination skill set has enabled him to practice at various University hospitals (Kings College Hospitals, York University Hospital, Coventry University Hospital, Freeman Hospital, and Ashford and St Peters Hospitals) Radiology and Rheumatology departments, carrying out diagnostic ultrasound scans and/or Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures. Working at different University hospitals given an opportunity to broaden his skills including dealing with complex procedures.

Such as :

  • Ultrasound-guided Sacro-Iliac joint (SI joint) Injections,
  • High volume injections to the non-insertional Achilles tendinopathies
  • Hydro distension or Hydrodilatation injections for Frozen Shoulder
  • Barbotage for calcific supraspinatus tendinopathy
  • Hyaluronic acid (gel) injections,

Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) Injections.

Ramakrishna Rachaputi