Ultrasound-Guided Injections in Musculoskeletal Medicine

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Ultrasound-Guided Injections in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Part 1: Indications for ultrasound-guided injections

  • Target Tissues, Pre-Procedural considerations
  • Equipment and supplies
  • Injection techniques: in-plane and out-of-plane
  • Ergonomics
  • Scanning tips

Part 2:  Upper extremity injections:

  • Intra-articular shoulder, A-C joint, Subacromial bursa, Biceps tendon sheath
  • Lateral epicondylagia, lateral epicondylitis, medial epicondyle
  • Carpal tunnel injection
  • Occult cyst aspiration, Ganglion cyst aspiration

Lower Extremity Injections

  • Intra-articular hip, trochanteric bursa, greater trochanteric syndrome,
  • Knee aspiration, knee injection, dry knee injection, Baker's cyst, iliotibial band injection
  • Popliteus tendon, plantar fasciitis, deep plantar fascia injection, superficial plantar fascia injection, ankle/tibial nerve block
  • PRP injections
  • Documentation required


Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this enduring material, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  • State the difference between the use of ultrasound guidance vs. ultrasound assistance for injections
  • Decide when to use ultrasound to guide musculoskeletal injections
  • Demonstrate how to position and prepare patients for different types of ultrasound guided injections
  • Distinguish between different techniques of needle visualization using ultrasound
  • Recognize different approaches to joint and soft tissue injections of the musculoskeletal system
  • Incorporate appropriate billing practices for ultrasound guided injections


Date of Original Release: 1/12/2015
This edition valid for credit through: 1/12/2018

Video Length: 01:48:00