Ultrasound Imaging of Musculoskeletal Disorders

1. DISEASE/DISORDER: Definition Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSK US) involves the use of high-frequency (up to 17 MHz) sound waves to image soft tissues and bony structures in the body for the purposes of diagnosing pathology or guiding real-time interventional procedures. Epidemiology including risk factors and primary prevention During the past decade an increasing number of physiatrists have integrated MSK US into their practices to facilitate …