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Our course approach..

 

Why do we run courses?!

Well, as you can tell from the content of this website! We are passionate and enthusiastic about learning! We want more clinicians scanning responsibly and want to help you achieve that,in the right way, by running highly interactive musculoskeletal ultrasound courses.

We feel MSK ultrasound adds value when assessing patients with musculoskeletal complaints, but as with all forms of imaging it needs handling with care and integrating into clinical reasoning. Our tutors are experienced users of MSK ultrasound, and all are Extended Scope Physiotherapists who have integrated diagnostic ultrasound into their practice over the past 5 years. They are also members of relevant Physiotherapy committees for ultrasound and injection therapy nationally.

All run in Central London, in trendy Shoreditch!

We keep the student numbers on our courses down, so that we have a high tutor/scanner to student ratio! You won't find yourself in a pack of 10 people trying to use one scanner on our course!

Please click on the links below for more information and dates for our upcoming courses. We look forward to meeting you!!

 

Introductory MSK Ultrasound course...

Interested in ultrasound and how it could alter your practice? would like to do a 'taster' to give you experience of scanning all the peripheral joints so that you can understand what you can and can't visualise with ultrasound..then this course is for you! Check out the upcoming dates and course outline HERE!

Ultrasound guided injection course....

Do you currently perform blind injections? Want to progress your practice and visualise the structures you are looking to target? Then consider our ultrasound guided injection courses and view the details and upcoming dates HERE!

The Ultrasound Site also provides MSK Ultrasound mentorship for PG cert qualifications and Bespoke MSK Ultrasound training courses on-site in your clinics

If you have any questions please contact us via the form below and we will be in touch.

Faculty members

Mr Robert Mast BSc Physiotherapy HCPC, MCSP, PgCert Musculoskeletal Sonography

DSCN0550Rob trained and qualified as a physiotherapist at the well regarded HvA in Amsterdam in 1993. Rob has 19 years of extensive experience in MSK physiotherapy.

He has been working as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in the primary care since 2004. Rob has a special interest in the Pilates and Core control concept and been involved in instructing Pilates and Core control techniques to the clinical population for many years. He has held numerous courses in this area educating both patients and physiotherapists. He is highly skilled in manual therapy techniques such as spinal manipulations and deep soft tissue techniques.

Rob is one of a very limited number of physiotherapists in the UK who holds a formal qualification (Pg.Cert.) in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He qualified in 2010 through Canterbury and Christchurch University. He is an experienced tutor on Ultrasound courses teaching fellow AHPs and medical professionals in MSK ultrasound diagnostics as well as ultrasound guided interventions. He is a visiting lecturer at London Southbank University.

MSK ultrasound is an important adjunct to his clinical practice and it has aided the accuracy of clinical diagnoses and allows more precise ultrasound guided interventional procedures such as injections and joint aspirations.

Mr David Baker BSc Physiotherapy HCPC, MCSP,  PG Cert Musculoskeletal Sonography
photo.davidDavid 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.

David also qualified as a Non-medical Prescriber in 2008. In addition, David works as visiting lecturer at London, City University, Department of Applied Biological, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences. David presented at the CSP Congress 2010 and is a member of the CSP's Medicines Management Advisory Group. David is Clinical Director at Complete Physiotherapy Limited - a chain of London based sports injuries clinics.

Mr Stuart Wildman MSc, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP, MMACP, PG Dip, Training MSK Sonographer

Musculoskeletal TrainingStuart is an Extended Scope Physiotherapist working in the NHS in London. 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. He is an active member of the executive committee of EPADU (Electrophysical Agents and Diagnostic Ultrasound) special interest group, helping develop the use of diagnostic ultrasound in Physiotherapy within the UK. He is also a member of the well regarded MACP (The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists) and ACPOMIT (The Association for Chartered Physiotherapists with an interest in Orthopaedic Medicine and Injection Therapy). Stuart is currently studying to gain a PG Cert in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound at Canterbury and Christ Church University , and use diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound daily within his practice to enhance clinical decision making and also to assist with guided injections/aspirations. Musculoskeletal ultrasound enables a Physiotherapist to add greater depth to their examination, and it complements the standard clinical tests we perform.

He feels Chartered Physiotherapists are ideally positioned to make the most of Musculoskeletal ultrasound, using it dynamically in a clinical setting and merging clinical tests and imaging findings to develop a patient management plan.

He set up this website to act as a forum for discussion for those using MSK ultrasound. It will also act as a resource for those interested in starting, with links to relevant courses, books and articles.

Mr Suresh Sudula, MSK Consultant    

sureshSuresh qualified as a physiotherapist from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, INDIA in 2001. Since then he has worked in a variety of settings including acute hospital, community care, private practice and sports clubs. He has specialised in Musculoskeletal Medicine for the last 12 years, during this time he has gained Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine and Injection therapy. He is also one of the first physiotherapists to qualify as independent physiotherapy prescribers in the UK.

Suresh took basic MSK US training in January 2010 and subsequently completed skills training course in Oxford. Since 2011 Suresh has used Diagnostic & Interventional Ultrasound as an integrated part of his daily practice. More recently he gained a Post graduate certificate in musculoskeletal ultrasound with distinction from Canterbury Christ Church University. Suresh has unique combination of extended scope skills in the form of non-medical prescriber and able to perform diagnostic and interventional ultrasound which adds a significant value and quality to the orthopaedic triage service in Rochester Kent where he currently works as a senior orthopaedic practitioner in Musculoskeletal Medicine and as well as to the Radiology department at Medway Maritime Hospital where he recently been appointed as a Consultant Physiotherapist/Sonographer in Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Suresh is the first physiotherapist in the country to hold formal qualifications in both Independent prescriber and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Suresh is the first physiotherapist from UK to obtain a visiting fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Radiology department which is internationally acclaimed institution for its work on MSK Ultrasound. Currently Suresh is Chair of ACPOMIT and also sits on Education Committee of European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation (EUSSER) as a board member. He is also a peer reviewer for original articles submitted for publication in Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

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