Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Diagnostics – Hip

Course Instructor

Dr. Colin Rigney PT, DPT, OCS, RMSK

This Companion-Learning Model of videos gives detailed instruction of how to scan and evaluate the hip and learn normal sono-anatomy

Open To: Physicians, Physician Assistant, Chiropractors, Physical Therapist, Sonographers, Radiologic Technicians and Athletic Trainers

Certified by:

Medical Education Resources (MER)

Course Material:

  • 3 videos
  • 1 exam
  • Pass with 75% or better to receive certificate of completion

CEU’s/CEC’s Earned:

  • .5 AMA PRA1 Credits
  • WFA  .5 or 2.5 for all five courses
  • WITS 4 CEUs

Program Schedule:

  1. Anterior/Medial (30:43)
    • Hip joint/capsule
    • Superior-anterior labrum
    • Rectus femoris origin
    • Sartorius origin
    • Sports hernia evaluation
      • Conjoint tendon rectus abdominis/adductor longus at pubic tubercle
      • Abdominal cross sectional analysis of the shared fascia of rectus abdominis/external oblique
  2. Posterior (8:09)
    • Semitendinosis origin and muscle cross sectional analysis
    • Semimembranosus origina and muscle cross sectional analysis
    • Ischial tuberosity
    • Sciatic nerve
  3. Lateral (10:50)
    • Gluteus minimus insertion to anterior facet greater trochanter
    • Gluteus medius anterior band insertion to lateral facet greater trochanter
    • Gluteus medius posterior band insertion to superior-posterior facet greater trochanter

Course contains:

  • Sequence and protocol of scanning each specified joint region
  • Review of normal sonographic anatomy
  • Practitioner body mechanics, probe positioning, and use of dynamic capacity of musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Comprehensive evaluation strategies for each body region
  • Final Exam
Upon completion:
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Discount code for products


Module 1 Module
Unit 1 Anterior/Medial Unit (30:43)
Unit 2 Posterior Unit (8:09)
Unit 3 Lateral Unit (10:50)
Unit 4 Exam Unit

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