MANHATTAN BEACH AND TORRANCE LOCATIONS

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Torrance Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group
Orthopedic Doctors
Physical, Hand & Aquatic Therapy

Two locations:

Torrance
23456 Hawthorne Blvd.,
Suite 300
Torrance, CA 90505-4716

Manhattan Beach
855 Manhattan Beach Blvd.,
Suite 209
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Phone: 310-316-6190
Fax: 310-540-7362



Library of Orthopedic Conditions

Treating Dupuytren's Contracture

Glossary of Orthopedic Diagnostic Tests

Orthopedic and Diagnostic tests contribute to an accurate diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. orthopedic surgeons use a variety of diagnostic tests to help identify the specific nature of your musculoskeletal injury or condition. Orthopaedists also use results from these tests to plan an appropriate course of treatment. Here are some of the most frequently used diagnostic tests for musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

Blood Tests
Bone Scan
Discography
Doppler Ultrasound
Electromyography
Joint Aspiration and Analysis
Laboratory Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Muscle Tests
Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
Palpation
Peripheral Bone Density Testing
Physical Examination
Radiographs (X-rays)
Range of Motion Testing
Ultrasonography
Venography