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Musculoskeletal imaging is a subspecialty of diagnostic radiology which involves ordering and interpreting medical images of bones, joints and associated soft tissues and diagnosing injuries and disease.

Musculoskeletal imaging radiologists use: X-rays/plain radiography; Fluoroscopy (a continuous X-ray that creates moving images of the functioning of joints and soft tissue);  CT (computed tomography) scans; Ultrasound which is used to image the anatomy and function of soft tissue around bones and joints; MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans; and imaging-guided pain management.