Sports injuries have been affecting athletes of all kinds practically since the beginning of time. They can lead to intense pain and discomfort that can stop athletes from doing what they love the most. That’s participating in physical activity. If you have any kind of sports injury, you need to have it evaluated as soon as possible. Your doctor may request multiple tests to assess the root of the problem as well. MRIs, MRI arthrograms, CT scans, Xrays, and Ultrasounds are all common tests amongst people who have experienced sports injuries. MRI arthrograms are special MRIs that require an injection into the joint performed by our fellowship trained musculoskeletal radiologists prior to imaging to evaluate subtle structures such as the labrum and ligaments.  CAT scans are three dimensional xrays that enable healthcare professionals to analyze bones and joints in high resolution. MRI are the diagnostic workhorse in musculoskeletal imaging to assess for bone and soft tissue injuries. Thankfully, The Radiology Clinic in Rockville, MD, can use these tests to pinpoint sports injuries in patients with their state of the art imaging center and skilled medical team.

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