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Musculoskeletal imaging is a subspecialty of diagnostic radiology which involves ordering and interpreting medical images of bones, joints and associated soft tissues and diagnosing injuries and disease.
Musculoskeletal imaging radiologists use:
● X-rays/plain radiography;
● Fluoroscopy (a continuous X-ray that creates moving images of the functioning of joints and soft tissue);
● CT (computed tomography) scans;
● Ultrasound which is used to image the anatomy and function of soft tissue around bones and joints;
● MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans;
● Imaging-guided pain management.
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