Dorsal transverse scan of MCP joint
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The patient sits, hand pronated, arm supported. The probe is placed transversely over the second metacarpophalangeal joint. The extensor tendon and base of phalynx are visualised. The probe may be moved distally and proximally to evaluate the joint.
Palmar longitudinal scan of MCP joint
Watch our video of the palmar longitudinal hand scan of the MCP joint. Second flexor tendon, metacarpal head and base of proximal phalynx are visualised.
Hand and wrist pain
Hand and wrist pain is very common and usually doesn’t have a serious cause. Learn about treatments, exercises and other ways to manage hand and wrist pain.