Sports Injury Clinic Sunshine Coast
There are multiple different types of imaging available, each has it’s own use. As far as possible imaging will be bulk-billed however sometimes there are additional costs which will be discussed in advance.
Xray; primarily used to view bone structure.
Ultrasound; gives excellent images of tendons and ligaments as well as for dynamic assessment such as shoulder impingement. Used to guide injections.
CT; reveals 3-dimensional architecture of bone. Used to guide injections.
MRI; demonstrates soft tissue architecture over a large area such as a knee.
Fluoroscopy; xrays in real time to guide injections.
Bone scan; demonstrates areas of increased cellular activity.