The Novel Use of Ultrasound in Physiatry

Description: The use of ultrasound has grown exponentially over the past few years in the field of physiatry. In addition to more traditional diagnostic and interventional applications in the musculoskeletal clinic, ultrasound is now being used in other areas of physiatric practice, such as image-guided spasticity interventions and electrodiagnostics, evaluation of the diaphragm for patients with respiratory or neuromuscular conditions, and real-time assessments of injuries in sports medicine on the field or training room.  Join us for a 1 hour panel discussion with leading experts who are using ultrasound in novel and innovative ways and explore how this modality in clinical practice has evolved. 

Learner Outcomes: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • List 3 novel uses of ultrasound in clinical practice
  • Describe how ultrasound technology might evolve in the next 5-10 years
  • Identify 2 ways your practice may benefit from ultrasound

Moderator:  Sam Chu, MD

Panelists: Colin Franz, MD, Jen Soo Hoo, MD, Heakyung Kim, MD

Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

Continuing Education Credits


The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago DBA Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago DBA Shirley Ryan AbilityLab designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapists:

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.0 Contact Hours.  Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.  This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours. 

The following states require continuing education units with no state-specific approval:  CT, IA, and WA

Speech-Language Pathologists:

*Please note that only a portion of this content is relevant for Speech-Language Pathologists.


Course Directors and Planning Committee Members:
Rebecca Bagdy, MBA - Has nothing to disclose.
Sam Chu, MD - Has nothing to disclose.
Melissa Kolski, PT, DPT - Has nothing to disclose.
Speakers, Moderators and Panelists’ Disclosure Information:
Colin Franz, MD - Has nothing to disclose.
Jennifer Soo Hoo, MD - Has nothing to disclose.
Heakyung Kim, MD - Has nothing to disclose.


Technology Requirements: To participate, you will need access to a device with an Internet connection. Computers, laptops, iOS and Android devices are supported.

High-speed broadband Internet access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

Additional requirements include:

  • Web browser: latest stable version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled
  • Speaker and microphone, or headset with microphone, or phone to listen to webinar facilitators
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

      Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter or email or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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