Foot and ankle musculoskeletal ultrasound Pg cert - The Ultrasound Site

University accredited foot and ankle MSK ultrasound training

Brunel University London, CASE accredited, Foot and ankle musculoskeletal ultrasound PG Cert

Brunel University London foot and ankle MSK ultrasound PG Cert

This is a programme for those working in the UK

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Brunel University London and the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education to deliver this programme. This is a mark of quality and rigour with regards to ultrasound educational standards. This further builds on our existing program that is CASE accredited and which has been running for the past 5 years.

This is the only PG Cert level foot and ankle programme in the UK that is aCASE accredited.

Covering a broad range of structures at the foot/ankle and lower leg including nerves, tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints.

We provide expert teaching for this foot and ankle musucloskeletal ultrasound PG Cert, from full-time clinicians using musculoskeletal ultrasound in NHS and private practice roles, in point of care and in radiology services. This is a unique teaching offering in combination with a fantastic University and facilities.


Have a look at our webinars to get you started here


Mr Stuart Wildman

Mr Stuart Wildman

MSc, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP, PG Cert/CASE accredited Musculoskeletal Sonography, PG Dip injection therapy

Stuart is an Extended Scope Physiotherapist and Consultant MSK Sonographer working in the NHS in London. He founded The Ultrasound Site. He has an interesting working week, dividing his time between Radiology and Physiotherapy, here he performs both diagnostic and guided interventions in both. He qualified from the University of Southampton in 2003 with a BSc Physiotherapy, and went on to gain an MSc in Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy at The University of Hertfordshire and a PG Cert in MSK Sonography at Canterbury and Christ Church University.

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Mr David Baker

Mr David Baker

BSc Physiotherapy HCPC, MCSP, PG Cert Musculoskeletal Sonography

David brings together his unique skills as ESP, MSK Sonographer, experienced injection therapist, and lecturer to the website. David works as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in the NHS, working extensively with diagnostic ultrasound since 2007 and studied for his formal Pg Cert at Canterbury Christ Church University. He has further developed his special interest in ultrasound guided injection therapy.

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Mr Robert Mast

Mr Robert Mast

BSc Physiotherapy HCPC, MCSP, PgCert Musculoskeletal Sonography, Non Medical prescriber

Rob trained and qualified as a physiotherapist through the HvA in Amsterdam in 1993.

He has been working for Homerton University Hospital as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in the primary care setting since 2004. He works one day per week in the Radiology Department of Homerton University Hospital as an MSK sonographer both for diagnostics as well as for carrying out interventional procedures.

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Why choose this course?

Expert MSK sonography tutors, working full-time in clinical point of care and radiology roles inc Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Rheumatologists and Radiologists.

High quality, evidence based teaching content with innovative AV equipment use.

Small student numbers per scanner for practical sessions

Each course has a selection of high-specification ultrasound machines so you can experience a variety of manufacturers and models.

Our tutors are committee members of several national ultrasound groups

High tutor to student ratio, giving you lots of feedback on your skills.

We have experience of already running highly successful CASE accredited musculoskeletal ultrasound courses over several years.

This programme comprises of two different modules. On successful completion of both modules, you’ll graduate with a PgCert in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Foot and Ankle.

Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice module also includes a practice based learning experience and assessment. Before commencing the experience, you’ll be required to arrange a clinical mentor.

The Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

This module aims to develop the practical skill of performing a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound examination for the lower leg, ankle and foot regions. Core foundation topics such as professional issues, quality assurance and science and technology including physics, knobology, image optimisation will be addressed in taught lectures and through supporting online material.

Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice

This module aims to develop students ability to recognise pathology on imaging, report it accurately but also develop an understanding of the evidence base surrounding the impact that those sonographic findings have upon a patient pathways.

Considering normal ageing changes and determining relevance of imaging findings. A significant focus of the module will be clinical mentorship, but taught contact days to refine skills and develop an understanding of tissue appearances will be provided. Group based working, online resources and learning materials will further supplement this.


Examples of our foot and ankle ultrasound teaching

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