What is Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound?

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to generate images of the soft tissues within the body. It is a safe and effective imaging modality for assessing peripheral joints and their associated soft tissues including shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee or foot.

It can be especially beneficial in cases of clinical uncertainty, those non-responsive to conservative care and assessing appropriateness for certain treatment modalities e.g. shockwave / cortico-steroid injection.

Unlike X-ray, ultrasound does not use ionsing radiation and is often quicker, cheaper and better tolerated than MRI.

To ensure that a diagnostic ultrasound scan is appropriate for you, please speak to your clinician if you feel you could benefit from this service*.

*You will require a referral from a medial professional to access this service.

How To Refer A Patient

If you are a healthcare practitioner looking to refer a patient, please use the form included in the link below. Once filled in, please email to

Please note, we are unable to accept self referrals from patients, as the referral form must be filled in by a healthcare professional.


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We accept the following insurance providers for treatment payments, if your provider isn't listed there may still be something we can do however so please feel free to give us a call to discuss.


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