Dr. Shawn Tierney

Shawn P. Tierney DC RMSK is Summit Family Medicine’s Musculoskeletal Sonologist and Vital member of our clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Arm, specializing in the use of ultrasound to diagnose, guide diagnostic injections, regenerative injections and hydrodissection of Nerves.

Dr. Tierney DC RMSK is an expert Musculoskeletal Sonologist and international educator for physicians and sonographers in musculoskeletal ultrasound and serves as a faculty member of MSKUS (http://www.mskus.com/index.html). Dr Tierney DC RMSK has done extensive work in Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Nutrition in addition to practicing Chiropractic for 20 years.

Dr. Tierney is a Doctor of Chiropractic, and Musculoskeletal Sonographer. Received his degree from the highly Prestigious Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and most of his training as a Sonologist has been through MSKUS. Prior to studying Chiropractic Dr. Tierney was an Environmental Organic Chemist and he has been a Personal Trainer since 1986.

Dr. Tierney DC RMSK draws on his 20 years experience as a chiropractor to assist in musculoskeletal diagnosis and procedures as an Expert anatomist and musculoskeletal sonographer. He works with other highly esteemed faculty members at MSKUS doing fresh cadaver dissections for anatomic studies advancing the understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy for all fields of health care.

Dr. Tierney DC RMSK does not practice Chiropractic at Summit family medicine but as a Musculoskeletal Sonologist supporting the diagnosis and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal issues as he assists the Medical Staff of Summit Family Medicine. This allows for a precision diagnosis and precision application of medical procedures that would not be possible without the use of highly skilled ultrasound anatomic expertise.


Not only does Dr. Tierney DC RMSK have experience as a Nationally Ranked Athlete, but he has also assisted in the recovery of many professional athletes throughout his career. Dr. Tierney has treated most of the members of the U.S. Water Polo Team, The U.S. Olympic Swim Team and professional athletes from the MLB and NFL. If you are a new or current Summit Family Medicine patient looking for help controlling your long term or acute pain or chronic injury. The world has few more qualified Specialists in Musculoskeletal Sonography to help you along your treatment path.

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