Common Diagnostic Techniques

In order to better treat many of the common conditions and injuries associated with the shoulder, we will utilize a variety of diagnostic techniques and procedures. These test can range from simple to complex depending on the nature of the injury or condition. Often, the first diagnostic treatments include mobility test and x-rays or CT scans to get a clear picture of the nature of the condition. To learn more about the common diagnostic techniques utilized by our practice, visit the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) links below.

Common Diagnostic Techniques 

Electrodiagnostic Testing
Glossary of Orthopaedic Diagnostic Tests
Osteoporosis Tests
X-rays, CT Scans and MRIs

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