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What all is needed to make a proper shoulder injury diagnoses?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Shoulder injury

Physical exam, including range of movement, xraysvand MRI if indicated.

In brief: Shoulder injury

Physical exam, including range of movement, xraysvand MRI if indicated.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Clinical exam.

A clinical examination with a set of xrays is the first step.
If your doctor cannot make a diagnosis despite this, then he/she may need an MRI, CT scan, or other form of diagnostic testing to make a final diagnosis.

In brief: Clinical exam.

A clinical examination with a set of xrays is the first step.
If your doctor cannot make a diagnosis despite this, then he/she may need an MRI, CT scan, or other form of diagnostic testing to make a final diagnosis.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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