Lateral longitudinal MCP joint scan
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The patient sits, hand pronated, arm supported. The probe is placed longitudinally on the lateral aspect of the metacarpophalangeal joint. The metacarpal head and base of proximal phalynx are visualised. This view is used to study for erosions.
Lateral longitudinal PIP joint scan
Watch a video of the lateral longitudinal PIP joint scan of the hand. Proximal phalynx and middle phalynx are seen from the proximal interphalangeal joint.
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.