Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound imaging provides information about the soft tissue structures of the foot. It is valuable for assisting to diagnose many musculoskeletal conditions.

 

Our lead clinician has done additional study  and has experience diagnosing and reporting on ultrasonic images of the foot and ankle and using these to help guide treatment.

Ultrasound is beneficial in diagnosis of soft tissue injuries including Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinopathy, Forefoot pathology, Ankle sprain

Ultrasound Guided Injection

As well as ultrasound investigation. Ultrasound can be used to ensure that injections are in the right spot which are used to minimise localised foot or ankle pain. During this procedure, a needle is inserted to deliver a small amount of substance (cortisone, glucose) into the problematic area.

Long term benefits of ultrasound guided injection therapy are seen in combination with:

Orthotics

Supportive shoes

Bracing