Volar longitudinal scan of the wrist
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The patient sits, hand supinated and supported. The probe is placed transversely, identifying the median nerve, and then rotated through 90o to image the median nerve in longitudinal view. The median nerve, flexor tendons, radius and carpal bones are visualised.
Dorsal transverse scan of the wrist
Watch a video of the dorsal transverse scan of the wrist. See Lister’s tubercle on the distal radius and the extensor digitorum and extensor indicis tendons.
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.