Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound is used evaluate your muscle, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, and other soft tissue, to detect swelling, tears, and other abnormalities due to injury. Ultrasound can also be used to guide injections and Extra-corporeal Shock Wave Therapy to increase accuracy.

Compared to other diagnostic modalities like x-rays and CT scans, musculoskeletal ultrasound is helpful due to it’s non-invasiveness, no radiation exposure, accessibility, and ability to perform dynamic real-time assessments of musculoskeletal disorders.