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Pain pp 215-217 | Cite as

Ultrasound in Chronic Pain Management

  • Husham AlshatherEmail author
  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
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Abstract

The utilization of ultrasound imaging provides superior visualization of nerve tissues and musculoskeletal structures. It may also be useful in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain conditions. The use of ultrasound imaging in pain management has become increasingly attractive due to a number of benefits that it offers relative to other localization techniques. Dynamic needle and spread of injected material visualization represent the primary advantages of ultrasound imaging in pain medicine.

Keywords

Ultrasound Pain management Frequency Resolution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Berkshire Hospital, Oxford DeaneryReadingUK
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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