Assessments

  • Specialist assessment of soft tissue structures, peripheral joints and the spine.
    (new patient 45min., follow-up 30min.)
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of the tissues and joint for injury diagnosis.
    Achilles Tendon
    Dr Jannoun is a UK certified Musculoskeletal Ultrasonographer and trained for two years at the University of Bournemouth before attaining a Diploma in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with merit. 

    Ultrasound is free from radiation and Xray and is a quick, efficient, and accurate evaluation of soft tissue. Painful areas can be easily located and confirmed with the patient during examination. It allows side to side dual comparison of symptomatic/asymptomatic limb and increases the success rate of procedures (British Journal of Sports Medicine. November 2008; 42(11):572-576). It also helps to minimise the risk of damage to nearby structures and can capture real-time- structure movement and relationships in the shoulder, knee, and ankle.Ultrasound is also useful for guiding injections and allows replication of procedures requiring accuracy of needle placement and infiltration of drugs into a focused target area.It causes no health problems and may be repeated as often as is necessary if medically indicated and unlike the strong magnetic field of MRI, ultrasound is not affected by cardiac pacemakers.

  • Investigations : X-ray, CT and MRI scans, bloods.
    Assessments
  • Diagnostic injection (block) for joint pain and back pain using X-ray.
    Hip Joint Injection
    Diagnostic hip joint injection in a triathlete.
    The far right image shows the contrast medium filling the joint capsule.