Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound imaging provides information about the soft tissue structures of the foot. It is valuable for assisting to diagnose many soft tissue conditions.

Imaging of the Foot and Ankle

Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain)

Achilles Tendinopathy

Tibialis posterior tendon


Insertional Achilles Tendon

Accessory Navicular Syndrome

Ultrasound Imaging at the Ankle and Foot Centre

Our lead clinician has done additional study  and has experience diagnosing and reporting on ultrasonic images of the foot and ankle and using these to help guide treatment.

Ultrasound is beneficial in diagnosis of soft tissue injuries including Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinopathy, Forefoot pathology, Ankle sprain

Ultrasound Guided Injection

As well as ultrasound investigation. Ultrasound can be used to ensure that injections are in the right spot which are used to minimise localised foot or ankle pain. During this procedure, a needle is inserted to deliver a small amount of substance (cortisone, glucose) into the problematic area.

Long term benefits of ultrasound guided injection therapy are seen in combination with:


Supportive shoes


The Ankle, Foot and Orthotic Centre’s Northcote Podiatrists can help you with all lower limb complaints, including Ultrasound imaging of the foot and ankle. Make an appointment to get your foot and ankle pain under control.

Expert Podiatrists servicing the areas of Northcote, Thornbury, Fitzroy, North Fitzroy, Carlton, North Carlton, Alphington, Fairfield, Brunswick, Coburg and Preston