Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Services

At Compass and Trim Physio

Welcome to Compass and Trim Physio offering Expert Musculoskeletal Ultrasound services in Enfield, Trim, and Kilcock

Our clinics offer state-of-the-art imaging to help manage musculoskeletal conditions effectively

We are proud to offer this service which many of our current clients have availed of!

Before Booking Your Appointment:

To ensure a seamless experience and tailored care, please provide the following information when booking your ultrasound:

The Name of Your GP: This will allow us to coordinate care and send results directly to your doctor.

History of Your Injury: Understanding the onset and progression of your injury helps us tailor the ultrasound examination.

Ultrasound Area: Specify the body part or region for ultrasound assessment to prepare for your visit appropriately.

Why Choose Ultrasound

  • Do you want to better understand and manage your Injury?
  • You are motivated to take action but clarity in how to progress
  • You have been waiting on a public or private waiting list for a while


What We Can Offer:

Our ultrasound technology allows for detailed imaging of the musculoskeletal system, providing accurate and timely diagnosis to aid in treatment planning and patient care.


Soft Tissue Injuries: Assessment of ligaments, tendons, muscles, and other soft tissue structures for tears, strains, or inflammation.

Joint Disorders: Diagnosis of conditions affecting joints such as arthritis, synovitis, and joint effusions.

Fractures and Trauma: Identification and evaluation of bone fractures, stress injuries, and other traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.

Sports Injuries: Evaluation of sports-related injuries such as sprains, strains, and stress fractures.

Nerve Compression: Detection of nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome and sciatica.


What We Don’t Offer:

While our ultrasound MSK service is specialized in diagnosing musculoskeletal conditions, there are certain areas that fall outside the scope of our expertise. We do not provide ultrasound imaging for the following:

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound-guided Procedures: Guidance for various MSK procedures including injections, aspirations, and biopsies.

Obstetrics and Gynecology: We do not perform ultrasounds for pregnancy monitoring, fetal imaging, or obstetric conditions.

Abdominal Imaging: Our focus is on musculoskeletal structures, and we do not evaluate abdominal organs or perform abdominal ultrasound examinations.

Breast Imaging: Detection and diagnosis of breast conditions such as lumps, cysts, or breast cancer are not within the scope of our MSK ultrasound service.

Vascular Imaging: We do not perform ultrasounds to evaluate blood vessels, blood clots, vascular conditions, or vascular access procedures.

General Radiology: Our expertise lies specifically in musculoskeletal imaging, and we do not provide general diagnostic radiology services for conditions unrelated to the musculoskeletal system.

For any imaging needs outside of our scope, we can refer you to appropriate specialists or imaging centers equipped to address your specific concerns.

Patient health and well-being are our top priority, and we strive to ensure that you receive the highest level of care and the most appropriate treatment pathway tailored to your needs.

Our Ultrasound Journey:

Booking and Referrals:


You can book directly or visit us without a medical referral.

We will however require your GP or referring clinicians details to send the results to

Initial Assessment:


Our specialists review your medical information to pinpoint your musculoskeletal concerns.

Understanding the Procedure:


We provide a clear explanation of the ultrasound process, emphasizing its safety and non-invasive nature

Informed Consent:


Before proceeding, we ensure you understand and consent to the ultrasound.



We’ll guide you on how to prepare for the scan, ensuring clear imaging of the targeted area

Informed Consent:


Before proceeding, we ensure you understand and consent to the ultrasound.

The Ultrasound:


Conducted by our skilled staff, the scan offers real-time insights into your condition within a 20-minute session.

Immediate Feedback:


After the scan, we discuss preliminary findings and next steps.

Detailed Reporting:


 A comprehensive report, including images and recommendations, is sent to your physician and physiotherapist.

Follow-Up Care:


If needed, we’ll help you book a follow-up physiotherapy appointment based on the ultrasound findings

Why Choose Compass Physio?


Our Musculoskeletal Ultrasound service is designed for efficiency and thoroughness, ensuring you receive a comprehensive examination within a short visit.

Our expert team uses this advanced diagnostic tool to enhance your treatment plan, providing clarity on your condition and guiding your recovery journey.

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