Testing & Diagnosis for Sprains and Strains in Children

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Your child’s doctor will examine the injured area and ask when and how your child’s injury occurred and ask about any prior injuries. If the injury is mild, an x-ray may not be taken. If your child’s injury is more severe, a variety of diagnostic tests may be done to get detailed images of the injury. These include:

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