There is no preparation required for this ultrasound scan.
This scann take approximately 15 minutes.
Ultrasound of the shoulder is a fast, relatively cheap and dynamic way to examine the rotator cuff and is particularity useful in diagnosing:
- Shoulder impingement
- Shoulder instability
- Rotator cuff disorders
The examination requires attention to technique and appropriate patient positioning. A high-frequency probe (7-12 MHz) probe is required to give sufficient anatomical resolution, and the examination can be performed from either in front or behind.
Please call the clinic if you have any queries, we would be happy to help you.