The Importance of Ultrasound Guidance in Injection Therapy [Video]

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 21, 2015 11:16:00 AM

“When I trained 20-something years ago, ultrasound was not being utilized for therapeutic injections,” recalls Dr. Kevin Ladin of Comprehensive Pain Specialists, Phoenix, Arizona. “We used our knowledge of anatomy to guide our needle to the right location. That was kind of a primitive technique, one that most physicians were using because that’s how we were trained. With the use of ultrasound, there’s no question that the outcomes are much better.”

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Topics: Musculoskeletal

Guidelines for Musculoskeletal Sonography

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Mar 3, 2015 10:48:00 AM

 

From the “Suggested Guidelines for Musculoskeletal Sonography” chapter in our musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging guide: “Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging” by Dr. Randy Moore. 

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Topics: Musculoskeletal

Ultrasound as an Alternative to Fluoroscopy

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 18, 2014 8:32:00 PM

Dr. Robert Clendenin, a physiatrist at the Orthopedic Alliance Clinic in Nashville, Tennessee, spoke with us about the importance of ultrasonography in his musculoskeletal practice.

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Topics: Musculoskeletal

Enhance Needle Visualization with Ultrasound

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 12, 2014 11:12:00 AM

Seeing the needle in tissue can sometimes be challenging during ultrasound-guided procedures. The X-Shine needle visualization option enhances the needle's appearance in real time during in-plane procedures, without compromising fast frame rates.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal, Anesthesiology

New eBook “A Guide to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound”

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Sep 12, 2014 11:06:00 AM

Our new eBook on musculoskeletal ultrasound offers an overview of examination techniques and ultrasonography of normal structures and pathology.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

How Old is your Ultrasound System?

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:00 PM

Ultrasound technology has come a long way over the past decade. Physicians who have upgraded from older systems have been astounded with the improvement in image quality.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

A Novel Application of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 9, 2013 9:30:00 AM


The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) revealed a new study that could aid in the understanding of dynamic muscle function and dysfunction during the development of musculoskeletal disorders.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

2014 Schedule for Introduction to MSK Ultrasound Courses

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Nov 21, 2013 7:30:00 AM


The 2014 schedule for our Introduction to MSK Ultrasound courses is set, click the link to view it. This year we will have 18 courses scheduled in 9 different weeks and in 3 different locations in the US and Canada. We have added Boston to our usual locations in Phoenix and Vancouver, and we have also changed the course format and price.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

How to Scan the Elbow, Wrist and Hand

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Feb 5, 2013 3:13:00 AM


Ultrasound is a valuable diagnostic tool in assessing muscular, tendinous and ligamentous damage in the elbow, wrist and hand.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

Survey Results: Ultrasound Usage Among MSK Specialists

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jan 17, 2013 3:23:00 AM


At BK Ultrasound, we're interested in learning about how doctors use ultrasound at point of care. Over the past few months, 120 US and Canadian specialists in MSK, pain management, physical medicine, rheumatology, osteopath and sports medicine have provided feedback in an ongoing informal survey on the use of ultrasound.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal