The value of ultrasound in sports medicine

Hosp Med. 2002 Oct;63(10):593-7. doi: 10.12968/hosp.2002.63.10.1929.


Musculoskeletal ultrasound is increasingly being used in the evaluation and treatment of sports-related injuries. This technique is widely available, rapid, and has a high patient acceptance. Its multiplanar capability and dynamic real-time imaging can be correlated with clinical symptoms and compared to contralateral asymptomatic structures.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Athletic Injuries / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Sports Medicine* / methods
  • Ultrasonography