Point of care ultrasound in physiotherapy practice

Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in physiotherapy practice is an accepted part of the scope of physiotherapy practice.

The CSP has produced two key documents to provide a robust governance framework to support members to continue to deliver safe and effective PoCUS care.

The context for use of POCUS

Find out how POCUS fits within physiotherapy practice and how it differs from sonography.

Read the context
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Practice guidance for the use of POCUS

Read detailed information setting out the expectations of practice for physiotherapists using POCUS.

Read the practice guidance
A technician performing an ultrasound on a patient's calf muscle

POCUS: academic publications

Key academic papers on point of care ultrasound in physiotherapy practice.

These papers support clinical practice in a variety of clinical specialities.

POCUS: academic publications
an ultrasound machine