Murdoch University Research Repository

Welcome to the Murdoch University Research Repository

The Murdoch University Research Repository is an open access digital collection of research
created by Murdoch University staff, researchers and postgraduate students.

Learn more

Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging

Teyhen, D.S. and Koppenhaver, S.L. (2011) Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 57 (3). p. 196.

[img]
Preview
PDF - Published Version
Download (197kB)
Free to read: http://ajp.physiotherapy.asn.au/AJP/vol_57/3/JPhys...
*No subscription required

Abstract

Neuromuscular deficits have been linked with chronic musculoskeletal conditions. The use of ultrasound imaging (USI) to aid rehabilitation of neuromusculoskeletal disorders has been called rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI) and defined as 'a procedure used by physical therapists to evaluate muscle and related soft tissue morphology and function during exercise and physical tasks. RUSI is used to assist in the application of therapeutic interventions, providing feedback to the patient and physical therapist (Teyhen 2006). Brightness mode (b-mode) USI is the most common form used by physical therapists and will be the focus of this summary.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Australian Physiotherapy Association
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/11469
Item Control Page Item Control Page

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year