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How do doctors identify the type of a shoulder injury?
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care
4 doctors agree
In brief: Orthopedic surgeon
Orthopedic surgeons are the physician of choice for shoulder injuries.
Their specialized surgical training allows them a unique ability to care for diseases and injuries not only of the shoulder but also all the bones of the body. Through careful examination and x-ray/mri/ct scans, shoulder as well as other joint problems can be identified and a treatment plan developed.

In brief: Orthopedic surgeon
Orthopedic surgeons are the physician of choice for shoulder injuries.
Their specialized surgical training allows them a unique ability to care for diseases and injuries not only of the shoulder but also all the bones of the body. Through careful examination and x-ray/mri/ct scans, shoulder as well as other joint problems can be identified and a treatment plan developed.
Dr. David Wishnew
Dr. David Wishnew
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Clinical exam.
A clinical examination with xrays, is the first step in diagnosing the problem. The doctor would then make a determination if further diagnostic studies are need, i.
e. MRI, CT scan, etc.

In brief: Clinical exam.
A clinical examination with xrays, is the first step in diagnosing the problem. The doctor would then make a determination if further diagnostic studies are need, i.
e. MRI, CT scan, etc.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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