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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Do you have pain?

We are here to diagnose conditions of tendons, muscles, and joints.

Ultrasound is a cost effective exam with no exposure to radiation.






Diagnostic Ultrasound Exams

    • Tendon degeneration and injury
    • Joint pain
    • Muscle injury/hematoma
    • Palpable masses (i.e. cysts, lipomas, tumors)
    • Foreign body

 Injections & Aspirations

    • All joints for pain or infection

Steroid Injections for Pain Relief

    • Joints and tendons
    • Morton’s Neuroma
    • Piriformis Syndrome
    • Iliopsoas
    • Nerve impingement
    • Plantar fasciitis
    • All bursae: shoulder, hip/trochanteric, hamstrings, etc

Ultrasound Guided Aspirations

    • Joints with arthroplasty
    • Ganglion cysts
    • Baker’s cysts
    • Infection of joints and soft tissues
    • Calcific tendonitis lavage