Use of ultrasonography as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool in sports medicine

Bryson P. Lesniak, Dustin Loveland, Jean Jose, Ryan Selley, Jon A. Jacobson, Asheesh Bedi

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Ultrasonography has many important advantages over other imaging modalities and many important applications in sports medicine. This article presents an evidence-based discussion of the use of ultrasound technology to diagnose and treat common musculoskeletal disorders, with emphasis on the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and foot and ankle. Topics include basic principles, scan artifacts, the appearance of musculoskeletal structure characteristics and pathologies, and various diagnostic and therapeutic applications in sports medicine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)260-270
Number of pages11
JournalArthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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