APTA Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management

Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasonography

Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasonography Special Interest Group

AAMU Virtual Symposium

Date:  March 23

Title:  Integration of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Clinical Practice:  Clinical Pearls from the Experts

ACEWM members will receive a 50% discount on this course.

The American Academy of  Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is proud to present its  4th Virtual Symposium in MSK Ultrasound and Neuro-MSK.  Topics are as follows:

  • Shoulder Ultrasound: Pearls and Pitfalls

  • Ultrasound imaging of the hip and knee

  • Updates in MSKUS: differentiating inflammatory pathologies

  • Sonoanatomy of the Posterior Neck

  • Ultrasound of the Posterolateral Corner of the Knee

For more information or to register, click HERE.


Mohini Rawat, DPT, MS, ECS, OCS, RMSK

Dr. Rawat is co-founder and president of American Academy of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. She is Fellowship director of the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound program at Hands-On Diagnostics. She is board certified in Clinical Electrophysiology and Orthopaedics by American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and in Musculoskeletal Sonography by Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement.

She is faculty for courses in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and clinical electrophysiology in PT program and other continuing education courses. She has mentored hundreds of clinicians and has reviewed thousands of ultrasound studies. Dr. Rawat is a contributing author and wrote chapters on imaging in books. She has published articles and presented numerous musculoskeletal ultrasound courses, webinars, and lectures at multiple professional conferences and organizations including the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting. She is the current chair of the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasound Special Interest Group and holds other elected positions in the American Physical Therapy Association. She is Editor-in-chief of Journal of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management. She is the editor of a textbook on musculoskeletal ultrasound called Atlas of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of the Extremities.

If re-elected as the chair of the NMSKUS SIG, she will continue to work on the goals set forth in the strategic plan with other members of the SIG.


Administrative Officer:
Vicki Buchanan, PT, FMSK

Vicki Buchanan, is the founder and CEO of Regional Physical Therapy, Inc. in Oklahoma City, OK. She has 34 years of clinical experience working in general outpatient care. Vicki has a fellowship in Muskuloskeletal ultrasound and has her POCUS certificate in ultrasound fundamentals from APCA. She has been a member of APTA for 36 years and serves as Administrative Officer for the NMSKUS SIG. Vicki has been published in JOSPT in the imaging section. She is a member of AIUM.









Nominating Committee Chair:

Beshoy Ghaly, PT, DPT, RMSK, ECS


Beshoy Ghaly is an ABPTS Board Diplomate in Clinical Electrophysiology. He is also Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography (RMSK) by the Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement (APCA) and holds The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Musculoskeletal Certificate (POCUS). He performed and interpreted thousands of diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound studies in both physical therapy and medicine practice settings. He is an APTA-Credentialed Clinical Instructor, presented in professional conferences & published multiple journal articles related to the field. He serves the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management as the Nominating Committee Chair. He serves as an item writer for the Clinical Electrophysiology Board Exam through the ABPTS Specialization Academy of Content Experts. He is an active member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the American Physical Therapy Association & an affiliate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is an instructor of the MSK Ultrasound Mastermind® programs and courses.

On a personal note, he is inspired by the incredible success & life stories of Elon Musk, Martin Luther King Jr, Helen Keller & Mahatma Gandhi.  


As the current NMSKUS-SIG Nominating Committee Chair, I look forward to continuing working to recruit a strong pool of candidates that will benefit the SIG for years to come.


Vice Chair - Bart McDonald

At Large Officer - Ryan Boggs


The  Role of Diagnostic Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Administrative officer of NMSKUS SIG, Vicki Buchanan published her article in JOSPT imaging section highlighting the use of   NMSKUS  in PT practice.  "Schwannoma of the Posterior Tibial Nerve"  Click here to learn more:    https://www.jospt.org/doi/pdf/10.2519/jospt.2020.9103