Steven Cetel, DO

Steven Cetel, DO

Non-Operative Sports Medicine / Primary Care
(Treats ages 18 and up)

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PRACTICE LOCATIONS

2605 Shore Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
Tel: 609-365-5300
Fax: 609-365-5301

Orthopaedic Surgery
710 Centre Street, 2nd Floor
Somers Point
Tel: 609-365-6280
Fax: 609-365-6245

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Procedural Training

  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Joint & tendon injections
  • Cast and Splint fabrication

Unique Training

  • Telemedicine
  • Fracture Care
  • Bone health / Osteoporosis management

The Benefits of Ultrasound Guided Injections

Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to produce real-time images of the body. The new, smaller ultrasound machines are being used to assist Sports Medicine Physicians and Orthopaedists in evaluations and injections of different muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. This has allowed treating clinicians to be able to use real time, point of care ultrasound, to aid in the diagnostics and treatment of their patients. Although ultrasound is frequently used to identify injuries or abnormalities, it is used when performing injections into the knee, shoulder and hip.

Injections can be beneficial for both the diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of a variety of problems involving the hip, shoulder and knee including osteoarthritis, rheumtoid arthritis, labral tears, jmuscle tears, and ligament tears. Injections have been used in the management of inflammatory and degenerative conditions when rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medications fail to provide necessary relief. The use of ultrasound improves the accuracy of the injection and for joint aspirations to rule out joint infection or gout. Ultrasound allows the practitioner to visualize the bony structure as well as the surrounding structures and it emits no radiation.

About Steven Cetel, DO

  • Hospital Affiliations
    • Shore Medical Center, Somers Point, NJ
  • Education
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Certifications
    • Board Certified, Internal Medicine
    • Primary Care Sports Medicine
  • Team Physician
    • Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament at Atlantic
      City Boardwalk Hall
    • NBA G League: Delaware Blue Coats Assistant team physician
    • University of Delaware Football, Men’s / Women’s Basketball, Lacrosse
    • Beast of the East 2019 Wrestling Tournament Assistant team physician