Timely and accurate diagnosis is the key to gaining optimal results from the treatment plan. When you present to the clinic with pain or other symptoms of injury, your doctor will review your medical history and perform a thorough physical examination with palpitation, observation of gait and with certain movements and rotations encouraged by your doctor. These will provide information about posture, gait, localization of indistinct symptoms, extent of range of motion and muscular strength.

Following this, your doctor may order imaging studies such as bone scans, CT scans, CT arthrography, MRI scans, MRI arthrography or sonography, to view the injury and disease more clearly and confirm on the diagnosis.