Common Diagnostic Techniques

There are a variety of diagnostic procedures and techniques available to determine the nature of the elbow, arm, wrist and hand injury or condition. Some of these diagnostic tools allow us to determine the exact nature of the injury or the severity/progression of the condition. These diagnostic tools can range from simple mobility tests and X-rays to scheduled MRIs and non-invasive exploratory surgeries. Learn more about the diagnostic procedures available at Orthopaedics East by selecting any of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) links below.

Common Diagnostic Techniques

Quick Fact

One of the most common injuries in sports is a stress fracture with most occurring in the weight bearing bones of the lower leg and foot.