Robert Mast - The Ultrasound Site
Mr Robert Mast

Mr Robert Mast

BSc Physiotherapy HCPC, MCSP, PgCert Musculoskeletal Sonography, Non-Medical Prescriber

Rob is a specialist Advanced Practice Physiotherapist (APP) with over 30 years’ experience in
managing complex musculoskeletal conditions. He is employed as an expert clinician in the NHS
providing both clinical diagnoses as well a point of care diagnostic- and Interventional
musculoskeletal ultrasound.

He has a passion for musculoskeletal ultrasound and has been using ultrasound since 2008 and
obtained a PgCert. in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound through Canterbury and Christchurch University.
He also works in a Radiology-department in the NHS performing diagnostic ultrasound scans as well
as carrying out many ultrasound-guided injection procedures every week. He has successfully
performed thousands of ultrasound guided procedures for a range of musculoskeletal conditions.
Privately he runs a One-Stop Ultrasound Guided Injection Clinic through:
delivering fast access to expert MSK assessment combined with diagnostic ultrasound and
ultrasound guided procedures all within the one session.

Rob is an experienced tutor on musculoskeletal ultrasound courses, teaching fellow AHPs and medical professionals in MSK ultrasound diagnostics as well as ultrasound guided interventions. He is an integral part of the teaching faculty of which is also an extensive online learning
resource for all things MSK ultrasound He is an honorary lecturer at
Brunel University where he and the Ultrasound site team have created a Post graduate certificate in
musculoskeletal ultrasound. Rob adds to the knowledge base in MSK Ultrasound by frequent contributions of interesting
ultrasound cases and video clips many of which appear on as well as
his own YouTube channel.

Rob has completed training as a non-medical prescriber and gained independent prescriber rights
via London Southbank University.

Publication as Co-author:
Bilsborough Smith, et al. 2023. Corticosteroid injections for non-spinal musculoskeletal conditions:
consideration of local and systemic adverse drug reactions and side effects. New Zealand Journal of
Physiotherapy, 51(3).

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