Address: 27 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 8EN
Tel: 020 7101 3377

Elbow Ultrasound Scan-One Limb

How Elbow Ultrasound Scans Aid in Treatment Decisions

Elbow Ultrasound Scan-One Limb
Price: £195

London Private Ultrasound (LPU) offers an elbow ultrasound scan to the male and female patients over 18 years old. Elbow pain and discomfort following sports injuries such as tennis and golf are the most common reason for having an elbow ultrasound diagnostic examination.

In this scan specialist will assess the main musculoskeletal structures in your elbow. Ultrasound is a dynamic, fast, affordable, and very powerful diagnostic modality for evaluation and diagnosis of a wide range of elbow medical conditions, inflammations or injuries such as;

  • Elbow pain, discomfort, dislocation, instability, or joint effusion,
  • Tendon tear or Rupture, Ligament Injuries, Tendinitis, Tenosynovitis, Torn ligaments or Tendons, Cartilage abnormality
  • Arthritis, Ganglion cysts, Soft tissue masses

Additional services you may be interested at our Central London Clinic include:

| Tennis elbow injection with ultrasound   |  Bilateral ultrasound – two elbow scan |

Ultrasound for tennis elbow

We are very frequently asked if ultrasound can detect tennis elbow and the merits of ultrasound for tennis elbow, the fact is that it is actually one of the most frequent reasons for this type of scan along with golfers elbow. The two are resultant from inflammation of the elbow joint, tennis elbow causing this to the outer side of the elbow and golfer’s to the inner part of the elbow joint. Ultrasound is a valuable tool to provide advanced imagery of the area, it can detect causes of inflammation and also any instances of cysts, growths or other abnormalities. We can also offer tennis elbow treatments for the pain and our reports from the ultrasound scan will allow you to take these further treatment steps as required.

More about what Ultrasound can do for Tennis Elbow and Elbow Ultrasound.

Please add your requested screening ultrasound, blood test, or health check-up while you are booking your ultrasound scan appointment.

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  • Golfers elbow
  • Inflammation
  • Joint effusion
  • Ligament injuries
  • Pain and discomfort
  • Students Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Bursitis of the joint
  • Capsulitis of the joints
  • Cartilage abnormality
  • Elbow instability
  • Elbow pain or discomfort
  • Evidence of Arthritis or Gout and other bony pathologies
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Haematomas
  • Lipomas, Ganglia or different soft tissue masses
  • Muscle damages and injuries (Acute or chronic)
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Pre or post-surgery evaluation for abscess, oedema, or collection
  • Range of motion (Reduces motion)
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Soft tissue masses
  • Tendinitis or tendon tear
  • Tendinopathy
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Torn ligaments
  • Tumors and cancers
  • Vascular pathologies
In this scan we will
  • Evaluate Joints and bursas, Tendons and Muscles, Ligaments, vessels and Nerve abnormalities
  • Take your relevant medical history
  • Provide up to 10 minutes consultation
  • Explain all findings during and after your ultrasound scan
  • Write an official scan report after or within 24 hrs, with appropriate images included in the report
  • Recommend a follow-up ultrasound scan if necessary
  • Offer GP or specialist referral and a Blood Test if needed
  • Also recommend Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection, Hyaluronic Acid Injection, or Cortisone (Steroid) injections if they are necessary.
And the most common findings are;
  • Abnormal fluid or inflammation around the elbow
  • Calcification or injury within the muscles, tendons or joints
  • Evidence of Arthritis
  • Joint space abnormalities or irregularities
  • Nerve injuries, entrapment, or dislocation
  • Tendon injuries; rupture, tear
  • Tendonitis (swelling of the tendon)
  • Torn ligament or tendon
In some cases, we will recommend a relevant blood test, steroid injection, Hyaluronic acid injection, or Plasma-rich platelet injection.
There is no preparation for the elbow ultrasound scan.
Our Ultrasound Specialists will explain the procedure before your scan. When you expose your elbow, you will be guided to sit on the examination chair. A small amount of water-based gel will be applied to your elbow. Our specialist will move the probe on your skin to produce diagnostic ultrasound images. You will not feel any discomfort during your ultrasound scan. An elbow ultrasound scan is regularly completed within 15-20 minutes. Our Sonographer will recommend the best course of action, depending on the ultrasound scan findings.
You will receive your results verbally during and after the scan. However, the Sonographer will examine the relevant images after your appointment and prepare a written report after your scan or within 24 hours with any recommended actions. The report will be sent to you so that you can discuss the findings with your doctor, if required.
There are no risks or side effects associated with the Elbow ultrasound scan. Ultrasound does not use any radiation.
Urgent health conditions can happen at any time of the day or night. In London Private Ultrasound, we offer emergency elbow ultrasound service late evenings, during weekends, Saturdays, or Sundays. Please call 07414165515 to book your urgent elbow ultrasound appointment now. (Terms and conditions apply)
Combining your ultrasound scan with one of our screening tests or Joint injections will give you a better picture of your health. We will recommend any beneficial screenings or injections when you book online and will also recommend any further tests, injections, or screenings after your ultrasound scan.
Matt Washbrook
Matt Washbrook
Excellent service, lovely bedside manner. Professional, informative and friendly
Fatheha Kadir
Fatheha Kadir
Amazing service - worth it for peace of mind. I got an appointment within 24 hours. Excellent communication and all results were explained during the appointment by Ashleigh. She was so kind and took her time to answer any questions I had. If I need another ultrasound I’ll be coming back. Thank you!
Julio Cesar Nadalini
Julio Cesar Nadalini
Very good service.
Lukas Vijeru
Lukas Vijeru
Very fast and efficient. Definitely recommended.
Nan LU
Nan LU
Today, my wife had an early pregnancy ultrasound, and we are extremely grateful for Miss Ashleigh's patience and thorough explanation. We are reassured to know that our baby is doing well. Thank you, Miss Ashleigh, for providing such excellent care and support during this special time.
Jayne Jackson
Jayne Jackson
My practitioner, I think his name was Mr Mikhael, was very professional and kind. He put me at ease and was very patient. And gave me information as to the best socks to buy to avoid swelling in the heat.
tunder amedzad
tunder amedzad
I had to make an urgent same day appointment and luckily found this clinic online. Super amazing, helpful, friendly, & professional staff. Very quick and efficient. Highly recommended if in need of health assessment.
ketty Innamorato
ketty Innamorato
I had a very good experience: fast and easy online booking, excellent service, friendly and professional staff.
pim bhambra
pim bhambra
Really good place to get a scan, very professional and friendly. Made me feel comfortable, and explained everything to me. Definitely would use again if needed.
Kerry Ann Haywood
Kerry Ann Haywood
Very easy to find and brilliant service in every way . Very nice doctor and assistant nurse :)