Musculoskeletal imaging is a subspecialty of diagnostic radiology which involves ordering and interpreting medical images of bones, joints, and associated soft tissues and diagnosing injuries and disease.
Musculoskeletal Imaging Radiologists Use:
- X-Rays / Plain Radiography
- Fluoroscopy (a continuous X-ray that creates moving images of the functioning of joints and soft tissue)
- CT (Computed Tomography) Scans
- Ultrasound which is used to image the anatomy and function of soft tissue around bones and joints
- MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Scans
- Imaging-Guided Pain Management