Private Knee Ultrasound
Quick, safe, and pain-free private Knee Ultrasound to assess the Joints, Tendons, Muscles, Bursa, Pain & Range of Movement.
Scans Performed by Specialist Doctors feel confident in the care you receive and gain peace of mind with Same-Day Results & Tailored Advice.
All Fees Inclusive
Your Ultrasound Checks For
All Fees Inclusive
One-to-One Specialist Doctor Appointment
Feel confident in the care you receive. Our specialists can interpret your scan and provide comprehensive advice if necessary.
No Referral Required
You do not require a referral before booking an appointment with our clinic — giving you back complete control of your health.
We aim to provide results to you on the day of your visit. Our specialists will explain their findings during your ultrasound examination.
Full Digital Report
Following your appointment, a complete digital report of your Ultrasound examination will be emailed to you directly and securely.
High-Res Digital Images
In addition to the report, images of your scan will be sent for you to share with a healthcare specialist of your choice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Knee pain or a knee ache can be debilitating.
The good news is that an ultrasound of your knee can often quickly and accurately diagnose the problem.
Here’s everything you need to know about the causes of knee pain and when a doctor might recommend an ultrasound scan.
The knees are vulnerable to injury. From walking to running, the knee joints take a lot of strain.
The most common causes of short-lived or chronic knee pain are:
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear – common in athletes or people who play sports
- Meniscus cartilage tear – often happens if you twist the knee suddenly while you’re putting weight on it
- Tissue inflammation
- Patellar tendinitis – irritation of a tendon around the knee joint
- Minor joint fractures
- Iliotibial band syndrome – common in cyclists and distance runners
Less common causes of knee pain include:
- Infection around the knee joint
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Obesity, which places chronic extra stress on the joints
- A loose body, which is when a bone or cartilage fragment breaks away and causes discomfort in the joint space
You don’t always need to see a doctor for knee pain; however, an ultrasound is nevertheless still the best way to diagnose your condition.
You should visit your doctor and consider an ultrasound scan if you have:
- Stiff knee
- Restricted knee movement
- Knee swelling
- Weak knee
- Chronic knee pain
- Knee joint pain
Visit your doctor promptly if you’re experiencing any of the following:
- Red knee
- Knee pain following an injury or accident
- Significant knee swelling
- Knee warm to the touch
- Knee popping or knee crunching
- Unable to straighten the knee
- Severe pain around the joint
These symptoms may suggest an infection, dislocation, or fracture around the knee joint, and you shouldn’t ignore them.
If your knee pain is mild, self-care at home may be enough. However, you should always visit your doctor if it doesn’t clear up with rest after a few weeks.
There’s very little preparation required for a knee ultrasound.
What we do recommend is that you wear loose, comfortable clothing as you may need to remove it for the scan.
First, you’ll be asked to lie or sit on the examination table and expose your knee.
The specialist places a small quantity of clear, water-based gel around your knee area.
This is painless, although it may feel cold at first. The gel acts as a lubricant so the ultrasound probe glides over your skin without causing discomfort.
Once you’re ready, the specialist places the ultrasound probe against your skin.
They move the probe around the area, capturing images of your knee area as they go.
Once they’ve captured enough images to make a diagnosis, the scan is complete. You can then relax and remove the gel and get changed if necessary.
After the scan, the specialist reviews the images and provides a diagnosis if possible. If a diagnosis isn’t possible at this stage, further investigations will be recommended.
There’s no aftercare required following an ultrasound scan. You can go home immediately and resume your daily activities.
No significant preparation is required for this test.
There is no particular type of care required after a Knee Ultrasound Scan You may resume your regular diet and daily activities unless your doctor advises you differently.
There are no confirmed adverse biological effects on patients or instrument operators caused by exposures to ultrasound at the intensity levels used in diagnostic ultrasound.
But depending on your particular results, the doctor may give you additional or alternative instructions after the procedure.
Many of our patients are concerned that if they come to us for an ultrasound, they won’t be able to go back to public health. That simply is not the case.
Our goal is to give you answers as quickly as possible and get you on the right treatment path fast – no strings attached.
When you come to us, you will be seen by a qualified specialist who can determine if your situation is serious or not that same day.
We don’t want you to wait weeks on end for an appointment because every minute counts when it comes to something as important as your health.
If your situation is serious, our specialist will write to your doctor on the NHS advising them that you need an urgent appointment.
Registered & Regulated
Our team are fully registered and regulated for practice in the United Kingdom. Our patients should expect nothing less.
Team of Specialists
The team at Harley Street Ultrasound Group is made up of specialist consultants you can rely upon. They are among the best in the industry.
This is backed up with a full range of qualifications and accreditations. All of our specialists are fully registered with all applicable medical regulatory bodies.
What Our Patients Say About Their Experience
We are committed to providing a high standard of care to our patients. Take a look at some of the incredible responses we have received.
Inga was fantastic, such a charming lady – she made us feel very welcome and her service was equivalent to what is found in a 5* hotel. Very happy with my visit, Dr and staff both knowledgable and professional – the way it should be.
14th May 2022
I met Dr Ayman today after booking in for a ultrasound following some concerns which I had. He checked me throughly and explained to me each step what he was doing and his findings. Following the scan he advised me that I had nothing to worry about – I left the clinic feeling very reassured and stress free. Not only is he a great Dr, he is a fantastic man – he kept my 4 year old daughter entertained whilst he was doing his work. I would recommend Dr Ayman and his practice for sure!
14th May 2022
Easy to book, attentive welcome, the doctor explained everything slowly, carefully and made sure I understood what was going on. Highly recommend
13th May 2022
Very efficient process and very friendly and welcoming doctor performing the examination. Polite, friendly and reassuring.
13th May 2022
Staff were kind, caring, sympathetic and professional. All my interactions were positive and I have never felt so listened to and supported in a medical setting before.
11th May 2022
Right from the moment I arrived, the service was fantastic. I was met by a friendly and reassuring staff member who explained everything clearly and carefully to me. I was given a choice about how to approach my scan, and I felt safe and respected at all times. My scan was carried out with great care, kindness and professionalism. I left feeling like a weight of worry had been lifted, with instant results to take away with me and the reassurance I would have been waiting weeks for on the NHS. Worth every penny!
11th May 2022
Very professional and thorough . + Quick results. Very informative and helpful.
8th May 2022
The staff at Harley street ultrasound group were very kind and explained the process from start to finish. The staff ensured everything ran smoothly and I was seen quickly and efficiently. Would definitely recommend their services!
5th May 2022
I was made to feel welcome and comfortable for my scan Very friendly and professional.
29th April 2022
Incredible service , we arrived very early so did have to wait but at our appointment time we were taken upstairs to a second waiting room and seen shortly after. Very helpful staff and a seamless experience with an incredibly knowledgable doctor . Could not have asked for a better appointment.
25th April 2022
The booking process was so easy and straight forward- I really appreciated that. When I met the Consultant radiologist I found him to be professional, thorough, knowledgeable, friendly and I felt I was getting excellent care.
23rd April 2022
Great service! Appointment available on the same day and very smooth process. Thank you!
22nd April 2022
On time, easy to book. Great service Professional and kept me informed of what would happen. I Would definitely recommend the clinic to family & friends.
22nd April 2022
The clinic is very comfortable and clean, the waiting time short, the personnel friendly and, last but not least, the doctor performed a thorough examination and a comprehensive explanations of the results.
21st April 2022
The doctor I saw was absolutely amazing and made me feel at ease. It was an amazing experience and I will be sticking with Harley street for my gynaecology.
18th April 2022
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