NWRA provides Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

Musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound allows for real time evaluation of the musculoskeletal system without ionizing radiation. This technique is well established world-wide and growing in popularity locally, and serves as a complimentary modality to the other commonly utilized technologies in musculoskeletal imaging (x-ray, CT, MRI, bone scan).

MSK ultrasound can be used to diagnose numerous conditions involving / including:

  • Tendons
  • Ligaments
  • Muscle injuries
  • Soft tissue masses
  • Fluid collections
  • Joint effusions
  • Bursitis
  • Superficial foreign bodies

Numerous MSK ultrasound guided procedures can be performed, including:

  • Joint aspiration / steroid injection
  • Tendon sheath steroid injection
  • Shoulder calcific tendinitis aspiration / steroid injection
  • Cyst aspiration / steroid injection
  • Bursa aspiration / steroid injection
  • Soft tissue mass biopsy

Please visit the following for more information: radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=musculous