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Online Lectures

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Ultrasound in Rheumatology: Current Status and Potential of High-Frequency Ultrasound
Interventional and Diagnostic Applications of Ultrasound for Musculoskeletal and Spine Disorders
Vertebral Imaging, Pathologies, and Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound: Direct or Indirect?
Top 5 Most Prevalent Pathologies in Each Joint
Cutting-edge Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Peripheral Nerves
Ultrasound From Pediatrics to Adults
Rheumatologic Applications of Ultrasound
Cutting-edge Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Most Prevalent Below-the-Belt Injuries

Educational Events

MSK Hands-on Training Course for Beginners • January 8-9, 2021 • Laurel, MD
AIUM 2021 • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL
AIUM 2022 • March 12-16, 2022 • San Diego, CA
AIUM 2024 • April 6-10, 2024 • Austin, TX


Ultrasound in Aesthetics
Sonographic Evaluation of the Brachial Plexus and Pathologic Variations
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Ultrasound Imaging
Muscle Tears, Contusions and Heterotopic Ossification: Early Detection and Follow-up using MSKUS
Decoding Wrist and Hand Tendon Pathology with Ultrasound Imaging
A Practical Guide to Elbow Sonography
Sonography of the Quadrilateral Space
Optimizing Treatment of Achilles Tendon Injuries Using Ultrasound Imaging
Ultrasound Evaluation of Hernias
Sonography of Hand and Finger Disorders
Skin Ultrasound: Technology, Examination Technique, Tips & Tricks, and Anatomy
Ultrasound for Sports Hernia
Monitoring Joint Health, Damage, and Disease Activity Using MSKUS: The MSKUS Experience in Hemophilic Arthropathy Management
Optimizing Treatment of Rotator Cuff–Related Shoulder Pain Using Diagnostic Ultrasound
Improving Clinical Outcomes: How to Integrate Ultrasound Into Your Musculoskeletal Shoulder Examination
Beyond Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: Basic Pediatric Musculoskeletal Evaluation in the Acute Setting
Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Wrist and Hand
MSK Ultrasound Evaluation - Differentiation of Tendinopathy vs Tear in the Rotator Cuff with Case Studies
Understanding Occupational Musculoskeletal Injuries in Ultrasound Providers and Sonographers
A 3-Year Course: Implementation of POCUS Training Within Internal Medicine Residency Programs
Sideline Ultrasound
Ultrasound-Guided Dry Needling
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Assessment of Tendinopathy
Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasound for Peripheral Nerve Entrapment and Nerve Injuries
Sports Ultrasound of the Plantar Hindfoot
Sport Ultrasound of the Forefoot
Sports Ultrasound of the Midfoot
Value of Ultrasound Imaging in Peripheral Nerve Pathology

Video Programs for CME

Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Cutting Edge Ultrasound-Guided Interventional MSK Techniques
Focus on Dynamic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging and Cutting-Edge Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
MSK Ultrasound: The Five Most Prevalent Pathologies in Each Joint: Lower Limb
MSK Ultrasound: The Five Most Prevalent Pathologies in Each Joint: Upper Limb
Musculoskeletal Elastography

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Journal Articles

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound


AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment