Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Clarius Scanners

Clear, detailed imaging for a confident diagnosis

Getting detailed, real-time ultrasound images of muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons and cartilage at rest and in motion has never been easier or more affordable.  Using the same high-powered imaging technology as the best cart-based system in a compact form, Clarius HD ultrasound scanners show you the fine details you need to quickly investigate an area of concern.

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Patellar Tendon

Common Applications of an MSK Ultrasound Exam

Issues that are commonly evaluated and diagnosed by an MSK ultrasound exam include:

  • bursitis,
  • tears to ligaments, muscle and tendons,
  • bleeding in muscles or joints,
  • sprains,
  • carpal tunnel syndrome,
  • arthritis,
  • soft tissue masses,
  • ganglion cysts
Physio MSKUS Specialist

Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK

I recently had the privilege to test the new Clarius L15 Scanner. I am blown away by the image quality that can be obtained from this non-tethered, WiFi scanner.

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See how Clarius compares with a high-end cart based system for musculoskeletal ultrasound

Clarius Real-time Elastography

Interested in measuring elasticity and stiffness of soft tissue? As with high-end ultrasound systems, Elastography is available as add-on software option with Clarius HD.

Ultrasound-guided Injections with Needle Enhance

Compact and without wires to get in your way, Clarius scanners are also ideal for ultrasound-guided injections. Add Clarius Needle Enhance option on Clarius L7 and L15 scanners to see your needle clearly in tissue.

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Advanced MSK Presets Package

Dedicated MSK presets for Diagnostic and Interventional MSK procedures


  • Foot/Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Hip Joint
  • Knee
  • Plantar
  • Shoulder
  • Spine
  • Hand/Wrist

See the Difference Great Image Quality Makes

L15 HD

High Frequency Linear

Choose the L15 if you're primarily interested in seeing exceptional detail while performing superficial exams.



Choose the L7 if you're performing deep and superficial procedures.

L20 HD

Ultra-High Frequency Linear

Choose the L20 if your area of interest is under 3cm. Ideal for podiatry and rheumathology

Curvelinear EMED Scanner


The C3 is more suitable for examining deeper structures including hips, piriformis and lower back.

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Reimbursement Information for Clinical Ultrasound Exams in the United States

Download our quick reference guide of 2020 CPT codes and payment amounts for diagnostic ultrasound exams performed by medical professionals in the United States.

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