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 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging  

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 2 day course


Birmingham, 18-19th June 2011

This two day course is designed for clinicians with little or no experience in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging. It is aimed at physiotherapists, sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists, but may also be of interest to GPs, chiropractors and osteopaths.  The course is very much hands on, with delegates spending as much time as possible practicing the basic skills. The lectures are short and to the point, and practical tuition is in small groups with a high tutor to delegate ratio.

The course is not designed with radiologists and sonographers in mind, but those that have come on our course in the past have found it useful for those who have not had formal training in MSK.

The subjects covered include

Physics of ultrasound

Safety and training isssues

Basic scanning technique

Image optimisation

Imaging of musculoskeletal structures

Examination of the shoulder, knee and ankle joints.

Ultrasound guided injections

Learning outcomes

Awareness of the basic technology of ultrasound imaging

Knowledge and practical experience of the safe use of ultrasound.

Basic knowledge required to begin developing more advanced musculoskeletal scanning skills.

Understanding of the safety issues.



The course is run by the Dynamic Ultrasound Group, and faculty is drawn from our diverse and highly experienced tutors. This course makes an ideal foundation for our ongoing training programmes.

John Leddy - Superintendent Sonographer

Mark Maybury - Sonographer and Clinical Specialist

Gordon Lumsden - Shoulder Specialist

Richard Fallows - Musculoskeletal ESP

Dan Doherty - Clinical Specialist

Robert Laus - Private Practicioner

Fiona Jacobs - Chiropractor

Fee:           Allied Health Professionals      £330

                    Medics                                    £450

For an application form please email Karen Maybury at karen.maybury@talktalk.net

Or for further information telephone Mark Maybury on 0121 424 7040