CSOM physicians are qualified in musculoskeletal ultrasound and use it on a daily basis to diagnose and manage a wide variety of conditions. The list of benefits include:
- The ability to evaluate bony structures and soft tissues, including tendons, muscles, nerves and ligaments.
- It is an entirely comfortable and convenient in office patient experience, eliminating claustrophobia and radiation exposure associated with other imaging tests such as CT scan.
- It allows for dynamic testing – movement of body parts through an exam, providing a more dynamic view of the underlying structures and where necessary reproducing a movement associated pain that can more accurately then provide diagnosis.
- It serves as a precise guide during many of our injection based treatments by ensuring the accuracy of needle placement.
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