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Sports and Exercise Medicine and the evolution of musculoskeletal ultrasonography

Authors:

Dinesh Sirisena ,

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, SG
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Mandy Zhang,

Changi General Hospital, SG
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Shauna Sim

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, SG
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Abstract

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is likened to the traditional stethoscope for Sports Medicine physicians. This article considers key features of ultrasonography when it is applied in the musculoskeletal setting, important steps when developing this skill, and also the perspective from and trainee learning this skill in Singapore.  In essence, it requires a basic understanding of the physics, knowledge of sonoanotomy and most importantly suitable mentorship to steer and guide learning.
How to Cite: Sirisena D, Zhang M, Sim S. Sports and Exercise Medicine and the evolution of musculoskeletal ultrasonography. Sri Lankan Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine. 2020;2(1):10–3. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljsem.v2i1.15
Published on 17 Jun 2020.
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