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Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal ultrasound involves the use of high frequency sound waves to image soft tissue and bony structures in the body for the purposes of diagnosing pathology or guiding real time interventional procedures.

Ultrasound is very effective at imaging the following Joints:

  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist/Hand
  • Hip
  • Sacroiliac
  • Knee
  • Ankle/Foot

Ultrasound is very effective in evaluating the following tissues:

  • Muscles
  • Nerves
  • Tendons
  • Ligaments
  • Joints

Furthermore, ultrasound imaging is very effective in guiding an injection to a specific tissue. This way, the injection can help verify a diagnosis. This also lends to a better therapeutic response.