Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (also called sonography) is an imaging technique that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed pictures of soft tissue abnormalities around tendons, joints and muscles without radiation exposure.

Our physiatrists use diagnostic ultrasound in conjunction with pain management therapies to relieve discomfort caused by musculoskeletal injuries and treat conditions such as:


As our physicians will explain at your appointment, critical benefits to diagnostic ultrasound of the musculoskeletal system include:

At Montefiore Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we employ a multidisciplinary team approach using physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise programs and orthotic (splint/brace) management to provide our patients non-surgical options.