Foot ultrasound imaging

Foot ultrasound

A musculo-skeletal ultrasound of the foot is a medical imaging technique used to examine pathologies that affect soft tissues such as ligaments, tendons, nerves and muscles. Complementary to the clinical examination, a foot ultrasound provides an accurate diagnosis and is used to design a more structured treatment plan for patients.

Foot ultrasound at a podiatry clinic

A foot ultrasound is an imaging technique that does not use radiation, and is completely safe. Children, adults and seniors can all benefit from this service, regardless of their physical condition.

Easily administered, a foot ultrasound provides results almost equivalent to those of an MRI, ensuring rapid diagnosis and management of the condition.

What is the purpose of a foot ultrasound?

  • To make an accurate diagnosis in the case of heel pain (plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, etc.).
  • To diagnose pain in the forefoot (tears in the plantar plate, capsulitis, synovitis, bursitis, Morton’s neuroma, etc.).
  • To track the healing of an injury in a safe and accurate manner.
  • To perform injections, guided by real-time imaging that allows the accurate and relatively painless injection of a drug in a foot lesion, resulting in little damage to tissue.

Consult with a podiatrist to learn more about foot ultrasounds and to make an appointment!