Usefulness of musculoskeletal ultrasonography for treatment of shoulder pain

Woong Kyo Jeong

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    Abstract

    Ultrasonography is a powerful and useful method for the examination of the various shoulder diseases. The use of high-resolution transducer and technical evolution allowed the improvement of the accuracy of detection of the rotator cuff disease. In addition to diagnostic tool, ultrasonography can be applied as an optimal guidance in many intervention therapy around shoulder. However, its limitation is that there is marked disparity between the operators' experience levels. This article describes stepwise methods for evaluating shoulder conditions, ultrasonographic findings of various shoulder pathology, and guidance techniques for intervention therapy.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)205-212
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of the Korean Medical Association
    Volume59
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016 Mar

    Keywords

    • Pain
    • Shoulder
    • Ultrasonography

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)

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