Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

What is a musculoskeletal ultrasound scan? Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is an effective tool for imaging soft tissue anatomy. It can be used to provide high resolution images of muscles, tendons and ligaments throughout the body Musculoskeletal Ultrasound scans can be used

Lumbar Nerve Root Injection

What is a nerve root injection? Nerve roots are the parts of the nerves that emerge from the spinal cord. Conditions such as prolapsed discs can cause inflammation and irritation of the nerve roots. This may result in considerable pain

Gynaecological (Pelvic) ultrasound

What is a Gynaecological (Pelvic) ultrasound scan? A gynaecological or pelvic ultrasound involves assessment of the female pelvic organs (uterus and ovaries). Both a transabdominal and a transvaginal scan will be performed in most cases. The best view of the

Epidural Injection

What is an epidural injection? A common cause of sciatic pain is an inflammatory response to nerve irritation by a disc protrusion or nerve entrapment. An injection of steroids (anti-inflammatory medication) into the epidural space can act to decrease this

Digital x-ray

What is a digital x-ray? Radiography is the imaging of body structures using x-rays. X-rays are a form of radiation similar to visible light, radiowaves and microwaves. X-radiation is special because it has a very high energy level that allows