Ultrasound Solutions workshops are conducted by Peter Esselbach who has over 25 years experience in private practice medical sonography, both as a practitioner and as an educator.
He is also a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with over 10 years experience in private practice, specialising in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy.
Peter is also a qualified exercise physiologist and has extensive experience in ultrasound guided interventional therapy. This includes corticosteriod injections, autologous blood injections, platelet rich plasma injections and Synvisc injections.
Peter also utilises real time ultrasound imagery within his physiotherapy practice to assist in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries and in the rehabilitation for core stability imbalances.
Ultrasound Solutions runs weekend workshops designed for a wide range of health professionals (including physiotherapists, doctors, chiropractors, osteopaths and podiatrists) with an interest in using musculoskeletal ultrasound within clinical practice.
Courses are designed to teach:
- Basic techniques in ultrasound scanning
- Optimising your ultrasound image
- Interpreting your ultrasound image
- Using ultrasound image findings to solve clinical problems
- Ultrasound guided interventional techniques
All workshops include didactic lectures, interactive scanning demonstrations and hands-on scanning tuition. A large emphasis is placed on hands on tuition to enable appropriate skill based competency.
Article by Peter Esselbach, in Touch magazine, October Issue, 2011.