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Arthrography

Radiography of a joint.

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Arthroscopy

Examination with an instrument that explores the interior of a joint.

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Bone scan

Radiographic or nuclear medicine image of a bone.

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Chiropractor

Healthcare professional who works to align the spinal column so as to treat certain ailments.

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Densitometer

Device that measures bone density using light and x-rays.

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Diskography

Radiographic image of an intervertebral disk by injection of a contrast medium into the center of the desk.

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Electromyogram

A graphic image of muscular action using electrical currents.

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Goniometer

Instrument that measures angles or range of motion in a joint.

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Myelography

Radiographic imaging of the spinal cord.

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Orthopedist, orthopedic surgeon

Physician who examines, diagnoses, and treats disorders of the muscular skeletal system.

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Osteopath

Physician who combines manipulative treatment with conventional therapeutic measures.

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Podiatrist

Medical specialist who examines, diagnoses, and treats disorders of the foot.

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Rheumatoid factor test

Test used to detect rheumatoid arthritis.

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Rheumatologist

Physician who examines, diagnoses, and treats disorders of the joints and muscular skeletal system.

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Tinel's sign

"Pins and needles" sensation felt when an injured nerve site is tapped.

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Uric acid test

Test for acid content in urine; elevated levels may indicate gout.