About RamaKrishna Rachaputi

(BPT, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, MCSP, MSOR)

RamaKrishna Rachaputi

Ram Rachaputi is a highly experienced state registered Consultant 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 specialities, 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 ,  Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP)) injections & advanced procedures (see the list in the bottom of the page). 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 is formally trained in every speciality he practices & holds several university qualifications :  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, London
  • York University Hospital, York
  • Coventry University Hospital, coventry
  • Warwick & stratford Hospital, Warwick & Stratford
  • Walsall Manor Hospital, Birmingham
  • Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
  • Ashford and St Peters Hospital, London

Working at various hospitals, private clinics & various departments ( Radiology, Rheumatology & Physiotherapy) carrying out, Clinical examinations,  diagnostic ultrasound scans and Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures him an opportunity to broaden his skills including dealing with complex / advanced procedures & dealing with patients with needle phobia.

Advanced Procedures :

  • Ultrasound-guided Sacro-Iliac joint (SI joint) Injections 
  • Lumbar Facet joint injections ( MRI /X-ray report is needed)
  • Coccyx Injections for pain relief
  • 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) or Plasma Injections.