MSK

New Clarius Machines Take Image Quality of Handheld Ultrasound to the Next Level

For Chris Myers, physiotherapist and ultrasound educator, image quality is at the top of his list of factors to consider when choosing an ultrasound system for musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging. “Image quality in musculoskeletal medicine is the most important element when deciding what machine to buy,  because we are looking at really, really small structures,” he…

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[Webinar] MSK Ultrasound in Physiotherapy – Bone Integrity

By Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK In my last webinar, I covered the basic concepts of using ultrasound in the fields of orthopedics and physical therapy, as well as how to identify the location of injuries in support structures (e.g., ligaments, tendons). I also tackled the imaging signs you should be looking for on ultrasound…

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[WEBINAR] Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging – The Differential Diagnosis of Ultrasound Findings

By Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK The fields of orthopedic surgery and physical therapy are extremely vast and constantly changing. Every year, new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are adopted and discussed in clinical studies and scientific papers. However, ultrasound remains one of the most effective ways to diagnose and evaluate the different musculoskeletal structures during…

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What Lies Beneath: Ultrasound Imaging Brings Anatomy to Life for Physical Therapy Students

Many professional associations are taking conferences virtual this year and are incorporating new technologies to increase interactivity with the materials being present. For example, Dr. Ruth Maher, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic medicine is presenting a paper at the American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference being held…

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[VIDEO] Chris Myers Reviews Clarius HD

When Chris Myers, a highly respected MSK ultrasound educator decided to review the new Clarius L15 HD Scanner, our team was looking forward to his feedback. That’s because Chris is known for his brutally honest reviews and Clarius V1 had not fared well.  Fortunately, Chris published a balanced and thorough review of the Clarius Scanner.  If you’re considering…

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James Ferrie is our first customer in Australia!

James Ferrie is our first customer in Australia. A musculoskeletal sports podiatrist and teacher, he splits his time between two practices. We had a chance to ask Mr. Ferrie about why he chose Clarius and here is what he had to say. How did you hear about Clarius HD? Back when the first-generation scanner was…

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[WEBINAR] Introducing Our Online MSK Ultrasound Education Series

Clarius is partnering with MSK ultrasound Imaging pioneer Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK, to deliver online presentations to help clinicians update and refine MSK imaging skills. By Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK The field of radiology has several imaging devices to visualize different body tissues for the diagnosis and follow-up of patients. The most commonly…

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Using Elastography to understand musculoskeletal pathology

Last week, we introduced the elastography imaging mode available on our Clarius Ultrasound platform. Greg Fritz PT, DPT, RMSK, a practicing physiotherapist in Washington State, has been testing elastography with his Clarius scanner at his small practice. Here is the detailed account of his experience with this advanced Clarius feature. Physical Therapists, who critically identify musculoskeletal…

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Real-time Elastography Now Available on Clarius Handheld Ultrasound

Measuring elasticity and stiffness of soft tissue to detect the presence or progression of disease is a well-known diagnostic method.  Elastography is an ultrasound imaging modality that is established in medical literature and continues to evolve as a non-invasive diagnostic technique.  Until now, it has only been offered on high-end ultrasound systems due to the…

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