Ultrasound scans, as used in pregnancy scans, are a brilliant way to assess the condition of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. The advantage of an ultrasound scan is that it is very safe (no radiation), quick and accurate at diagnosing many injuries. You can expect to see your injury in real-time during the initial assessment.
Please not we use diagnostic ultrasound scans for musculoskeletal injuries only and do not assess hernias, lumps or bumps. Due to the depth ultrasound can get to, it is not used to examine spinal injuries.
Ultrasound scans are particularly useful for diagnosing: