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Ultrasound technology simplifies treatment for musculoskeletal troubles – Alice Echo

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Posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 5:58 am
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Ultrasound technology simplifies treatment for musculoskeletal troubles

By Baylor College of Medicine

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When dealing with musculoskeletal injuries, speedy diagnosis and treatment are important. A physical medicine and rehabilitation expert at Baylor College of Medicine now uses ultrasound technology to treat these issues in a clinical setting.

“Musculoskeletal ultrasound is like a stethoscope for the musculoskeletal system,” said Dr. John Harrell, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at BCM. “It has no known side effects, and it allows us to image soft tissues in real time. I can see tendons, ligaments, joints, muscles and nerves in the clinic setting.”

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About the Author:

Paul Khunkhun, serving Southern California since 1998. Paul is the owner of MDIS. He is a Board Certified Ultrasound Sonographer with RDCS and RVT credentialing. He is also pending ICAEL accreditation.

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