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Jonathan Cluett, M.D.

5 Tests You Don't Need (and May Not Want)

By September 8, 2013

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Some orthopedic tests are valuable.  They can help determine the cause of pain or the reason for lost function.  But other tests may not be so helpful.

Tests may be unnecessary, they may be misleading, or they may even lead to a potentially harmful treatment.

It's important to have the right test to guide proper treatment, but sometimes the right thing is not to have a test.  Here are a 5 tests that may not be necessary....

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