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What kind of specialist for scoliosis?

orthopedic surgeon: The field of spinal surgery is becoming progressively more specialized, and the treatment of scoliosis requires a good bit of extra training. Scoliosis is primarily treated by orthopedic surgeons who have completed a fellowship in spinal surgery and have special training and backround in scoliosis. This information can usually be found on their website. Thank you. ...Read more

Physical Exam (Definition)

Physical exam is the actual examination of the patient's body by the physician. For example, if you sprain your ankle and go to your doctor, he will physically touch your ankle to see where it is painful. This act of touching the patient's body ...Read more


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What kind of physician treats scoliocis?

What kind of physician treats scoliocis?

Orthopedic surgeon: Scoliosis, an s-curving of the back, is usually first seen by pediatricians. They will refer such a patient if there is a problem to an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and correction. An adult with scoliosis probably would go straight to an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor diagnoses add/adhd?

What kind of doctor diagnoses add/adhd?

Psychiatrist etc: Your psychiatrist, family physician, pediatrician ... In short any doctor can diagnose adhd but some have more expertise than others in doing so. ...Read more

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What kind of physician for scapula brace diagnosis?

What kind of physician for scapula brace diagnosis?

PM&R or Ortho: See a physiatrist (not psychiatrist) a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor diagnoses hyperparathyroidism?

What kind of doctor diagnoses hyperparathyroidism?

Endocrinologist.: The diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism could be made by a general practitioner or internist but the most experienced specialist would be an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for weakness?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for weakness?

Many: Primary care to start with, then he will decide like neurologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist etc. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for cervical myelopathy?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for cervical myelopathy?

Spine surgeon: Usually it is a spine surgeon (orthopedic or neurological spine surgeon). Sometimes a rehabilitation physician (physiatrist) will care for myelopathy. Myelopathy due to spinal cord compression is usually best treated by surgery unless the symptoms are very mild and stable (not worsening), or other medical conditions make surgery too risky. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor to i see for the correction of a malocclusion ?

What kind of doctor to i see for  the correction of a malocclusion ?

Dentist : You could see a general dentist that provides orthodontic services, or you could go to an orthodontist. If your malocclusion is severe you might be better off seeing an orthodontist, but it will likely cost you more. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor is best for iliolumbar syndrome?

What kind of doctor is best for iliolumbar syndrome?

Several: Most primary care physicians can perform an initial back pain evaluation. A few medical specialties that routinely treat back pain are physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, rheumatology, neurosurgery, and neurology. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain?

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain?

See PCP first: Start with your primary care physician. However, if it is sudden and associated with any chest discomfort, shortness of breath, or nausea, seek immediate evaluate at an emergency room. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for osteopenia?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for osteopenia?

Your PCP: Should easily be able to address this as it is very common. ...Read more

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What kind of a doctor tests for asthma?

What kind of a doctor tests for asthma?

Depends...: Your family doctor can order the tests for asthma, pulmonary function tests. But, the tests are interpreted by a pulmonary doctor and then your family doctor gets the test results with the interpretation. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for muscle cramps?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for muscle cramps?

Start with internist: An internist is a general practitioner. Problem could be caused by medication causing low potassium, not drinking enough fluids, overusage of muscles, a muscle disease such as pmr etc. If internist can't find cause, consider a physiatrist (specialist in entire musculoskeletal system); or rheumatologist (joint and muscle diseases)., generally, drink more water, eat lots potassium rich foods (fruits). ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for chest pressure?

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for chest pressure?

ER!!: For new chest pressure, go to the emergency room. Especially in women, a heart attack may not have "typical" symptoms of crushing pain. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist doctor is there for someone with stomach problems?

What kind of specialist doctor is there for someone with stomach problems?

Gastroenterology: A gastroenterologist is a specialist in digestive tract disorders. ...Read more

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What type of doctor does throat x-rays?

What type of doctor does throat x-rays?

Radiologist: And Speech therapist. Throat x-rays are usually done to evaluate the swallowing mechanism. This is done with video flouroscopy. If it is done for other reasons, usually the Radiologist does the exam by themselves. ...Read more

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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more


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Scoliosis (Definition)

An abnormal curvature of the spine or backbone in which part of the spine looks curved to ...Read more