Dorsal longitudinal scan (ulnar)
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The patient sits, hand pronated, arm supported. The probe is placed longitudinally on the ulnar side of the dorsum of the wrist over the sixth compartment of extensor tendons. Extensor carpi ulnaris, ulnar bone, triangular fibrocartilage and triquetral bone are visualised.
Volar transverse scan of the wrist
Watch our video of the volar transverse scan of the wrist. The probe is placed transversely over the distal end of the radius and moved 1–2 cm distally.
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.