What is a muscle ultrasound?

Also known as: skeletal muscle ultrasound, musculoskeletal ultrasound

Ultrasound is a medical imaging technology that produces a picture of the inside of the body using sound waves. In the case of a muscle ultrasound, it is used to produce pictures of the tendons, ligaments, muscles, nerves and joints to look for sprains, strains and other problems. 

 

 

 


Reviewed by: Migvis Monduy, MD

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