The following radiology services are available at NSOC, designed to better meet your needs.
Dedicated NSOC physicians in-office ultrasound provides images of muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, and soft tissue throughout the body. It can be used to diagnose and treat a number of musculoskeletal conditions.
Ultrasound can be used to diagnose tendon tears, such as shoulder rotator cuff tears or Achilles tendon tears, abnormalities of the muscle, bleeding or other fluid collections within the muscles and joints, joint effusion or synovial thickening.
Ultrasounds are advantageous because, they are non-invasive, usually pain-free, no ionizing radiation, offer excellent imaging of soft tissues, provides real-time imaging, not affected by cardiac pacemakers or implants and the patient is able to resume normal activities immediately following an ultrasound examination