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How can an ultrasound help figure out what is wrong with my foot?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Soft tissue injury

Ultrasound is used to diagnose soft tissue injuries of the foot and ankle and abnormal masses.
The most common use for ultraound in the foot is inflamation of tendons and fluid filled masses such as ganglions.

In brief: Soft tissue injury

Ultrasound is used to diagnose soft tissue injuries of the foot and ankle and abnormal masses.
The most common use for ultraound in the foot is inflamation of tendons and fluid filled masses such as ganglions.
Dr. Adam Teichman
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology

In brief: Foot ultrasound

Ultrasound is a noninvasive test that allows us to look for cysts, masses, and foreign bodies.
In addition, there is no radiation. Used in conjunction with radiographs (xrays), ct, and mri, we're able to diagnose most foot ailments.

In brief: Foot ultrasound

Ultrasound is a noninvasive test that allows us to look for cysts, masses, and foreign bodies.
In addition, there is no radiation. Used in conjunction with radiographs (xrays), ct, and mri, we're able to diagnose most foot ailments.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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