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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at Drexel Sports Medicine

Shoulder Pain

Musculoskeletal ultrasound uses sound waves to create images of painful or injured soft tissues in the extremities. These images give Drexel Sports Medicine physicians an accurate guide for treatment and rehabilitation.

The benefits of musculoskeletal ultrasound include the ability to perform a thorough exam for a specific problem without the use of potentially harmful radiation. Drexel Sports Medicine physicians use musculoskeletal ultrasound to investigate injuries to the shoulder, elbow, hand/wrist, hip/knee, ankle/foot, and nerves. It can also be used to perform ultrasound-guided injections, aspirations, and percutaneous tenotomy procedures.


The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.

The images being used are for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted is a model.

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