MUMS Radiographer – Mr Adrian Burman– offers Hernia Ultrasound Scans to patients aged 16 and over.
A hernia ultrasound is a musculoskeletal scan (MSK). Sometimes there can be a weakening in the body tissues causing deeper tissues to protrude through these weakened areas. These are termed hernias and can be assessed and diagnosed with ultrasound very easily.
Types of hernia include :
Having a hernia ultrasound will confirm as to whether a hernia is present and also how severe the hernia is to enable your clinician to put the most appropriate hernia treatment plan in place.
Hernia Ultrasound Scans are safe, non-invasive and reliable. The procedure takes around 30 minutes.
There is no need for a referral – you can self-refer for peace of mind.
There is no preparation for a Hernia Ultrasound.
Gel is used to glide the transducer and pictures and measurements of the Hernia area are taken by the Radiographer.
You will be given a detailed report that you can give to your referring clinician and a copy will be in your MUMS electronic medical record should you wish to consult with any of MUMS Private GPs for onward referral.
There are no waiting times at MUMS.
You can call us on 0121 704 2669 to book or you can make an enquiry on our website. You can even book an pay online.
MUMS has been offering ultrasound for two decades – offering affordable ultrasound for rapid diagnosis using the the most experienced clinicians.
No, you do not need a referral, you can just book in for a scan. We will provide you with a full report at the end of the scan and you can forward a copy to your GP as well.
You get the results immediately after the scan, we email you a copy of the report and we can give you a printed copy for your GP as well.
Is a scan done by physiotherapists to check tendons, ligaments, joints, muscles, cartilage and nerves in order to diagnose orthopaedic or sports injuries as well a muscle inflammation and chronic conditions (rheumatoid arthritis ).
There is no specific preparation other that wearing loos clothing to make it easier to access the areas that need to be examined.
Yes, we can detect muscle injuries and tears via ultrasound.
Our will discuss all ultrasound findings and will give you a report with all the findings.
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