Musculoskeletal Wrist or Hand
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Musculoskeletal Wrist or Hand

Ultrasound Plus offers professional private MSK scans for people who experience discomfort or pain in their wrists or hands. These services are executed by qualified sonographers using state-of-the-art equipment. From as little as £110, we can help you discover what has been causing you irritation.


Our clinics are equipped to perform a variety of MSK scans, which is why we provide information regarding specific categories. This way, you can locate the service you need and find answers to your concerns. 

What can an ultrasound scan on the wrists or hands identify?

A multitude of diagnoses and conditions can be determined via an ultrasound scan on the wrists or hands; these include:

Although our team will assist you in your diagnosis journey, you must also consult your GP about the results for confirmation. We will compile your ultrasound notes ready to be delivered to your GP, but it is your responsibility to pass these on.

from £110.00

(Includes booking deposit of £30)

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Non-invasive MSK Scan

You do not need to be wary of pain or discomfort during an MSK scan as the entire process is non-invasive. After the application of a gel, the echoes of sound waves will form a detailed image of soft tissue. 

How long does an ultrasound scan on the hands or wrists take?

Generally, an MSK scan on the hands and wrists will not take longer than 20 minutes. 

Who can have a musculoskeletal scan?

Our MSK services are suitable for anyone that is over the age of 18. A GP referral is not required, but it is recommended that you notify your doctor of your intention to attend a private ultrasound scan. Similarly, we always encourage patients to share their results with their GP after the scan. 

How much is a private musculoskeletal ultrasound scan?

You will pay at least £110 for a wrist and hand ultrasound scan at Ultrasound Plus. You should always check whether this is covered by your private healthcare insurer should you opt for this route. Despite this, you should be prepared to pay the fee ahead of booking in with us. 

Book an wrist or hand ultrasound scan

You can book in for a wrist or hand scan online via our website. Otherwise, you can give us a call on   020 3960 7960 for further information regarding our scans or to arrange an appointment over the phone. We have clinics in London, Brentwood, Watford, Birmingham, Leicester, and Kingston upon Thames.

Ultrasound FAQs

Yes, you can eat or drink before your scan.
All of our sonographers are qualified with diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound scanning experience and are accredited by either the Health Professional Council, The General Medical Council or Society of Radiographers and also work within the NHS alongside their role within Ultrasound Plus.
We advise that you wear something light, airy and baggy. Otherwise, you may need to change into a gown if necessary.
Please bring along your hospital notes (if you have been given them) and reports to assist out Sonographers if a referral is required.
Please note, our scans do not replace any of your NHS scans. During your appointment, in any event of a medical referral being required, we will discuss this with you and provide a full report for you to forward on to your health practitioner.
Yes, our services are a complementary service, which works alongside the NHS.
We advise all of our customers to advise their GP/Healthcare provider know of their intention to have a scan with us. On arrival at Ultrasound Plus we will ask you to complete a registration form, where your GP/Healthcare provider details will be requested. If from the kidney, ureters & bladder scan there shows a need to contact or share any information regarding your scan, you are responsible for providing the report to your GP/Healthcare provider.