Level 2 Advanced: 2-Day Lower & Upper Limb course (can attend 1 day only)


Day One Day Two

If you have developed your scanning skills and are using ultrasound imaging in practice, then this is the course for you, taking your skills and knowledge to the next level.
This course will cover detailed anatomical review of the most commonly assessed structures in Sports Medicine and their ultrasound appearance. Presentations will provide an overview of ultrasound in acute sports injuries and the clinical management implications.


Day One – Lower Limb

09:15 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 11:30 Hip
Detailed anatomy review Anterior and lateral structures:

Anterior Thigh: Quadriceps

Posterior Thigh: Hamstrings, adductors

Nerves: Sciatic, femoral, lateral cutaneous.

Presentation Case Studies
Muscle Injury Classification.
Relational functional-structural changes. Practical implications.
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee
11:45 – 13:30 Knee
Detailed anatomy review Postero-medial, postero-lateral
Calf muscle complex, including Plantaris
Nerves: Tibial and peroneal nerve
Presentation Case Studies
When to use ultrasound imaging in knee injuries.
Grading tendon injury. Other imaging.
Function- structural changes. What to do and when.
12:45 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Ankle & Foot Posteromedial ankle
Tibio talar and subtalar joints
Lateral ankle
Nerves: Tibial, sural
Presentation Case Studies
Differential diagnosis in ankle injuries
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee
15:45 – 16:30 Review/Consolidate Practical review by request/popular demand
16:30 – 16:50 Going forwards Recognise spectrum of trauma and healing, clinical and rehabilitation/exercise implications.

Day Two – Upper Limb

09:15 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 11:30 Shoulder
Detailed anatomy review Rotator cuff, rotator cable, rotator cuff interval
A-c joint and coraco-acromial ligament. Impingement tests
Nerves: Suprascapular
Case Studies

Clinical examples: sports injuries, post surgical evaluation

Relation functional-structural changes. Practical implications.

Integrate imaging with clinical assessment.

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee
11:45 – 13:30 Elbow Lateral, medial and posterior joint
Tendon, ligaments
Nerves: from proximal to the elbow to the wrist:Ulnar, radial, posterior interosseus, median.
Case Studies
Sport related injuries, diagnosis and treatment implications
13:30 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:30 Wrist & Hand Extensor compartment, carpal tunnel, wrist joints, finger muscles and tendons
Nerves: Ulnar, median, radial
Case studies
Sport related injuries
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee
15:15 – 16:30 Review / Consolidate The challenging shoulder
Clinical and imaging correlation
16:30 – 16:50 Going forwards Recognise spectrum of trauma and healing.

Ultrasound guided procedures.



  • "Practical sessions were very informative." –JE, Sonographer

  • "Lots of opportunity to use the scanners." –BB, Radiographer

  • "One to one supervision pretty much all the time." –RT, Sports Therapist

  • "Good logical methods of scanning for each particular structure." –SB, Osteopath

  • "The use of the schematic diagrams was very good." –AP, Sports Medicine Doctor

  • "I found the course highly informative and very relevant to my job as a therapist." –JW, Rheumatologist

  • "Great group numbers" –LD, Orthopedic Surgeon

  • "Good logical methods of scanning for each particular structure" –OS, Physiotherapist


Upcoming Courses

2-Day Lower & Upper Limb £640
(Can attend 1 day only for £350)

Fri 19th & Sat 20th May 2017
Lower Limb & Upper Limb
Mile End Hospital, London E1
Click to register

Fri 24th & Sat 25th Nov 2017
Lower Limb & Upper Limb
Mile End Hospital, London E1
Click to register



sep 14 big camera 091


Payment Details

Bacs transfer to sort code 12-24-81, a/c no. 06281642, ref: SMUG plus your surname.
Credit or debit card by contacting 00 44 (0)20 7987 8899 (Mon to Fri office hours).

Register Now


This course is held at:

Mile End Hospital
Sportsf & Exercise Medicine Dept., 1st Floor, Red Zone, Bancroft Road, London E1 4DG

Nearest tube stations are Mile End and Stepney Green, then a 10 to 15 minute walk.  Go to the main entrance of Mile End Hospital on Bancroft Road.

Venue Information