Diagnostic testing is a process of evaluating a person’s medical status to
either reach or confirm a diagnosis.
Testing takes on many forms, from X-rays, MRIs, blood tests, or even CAT scans. A medical professional will choose which tests to perform on a patient based on the symptoms they are showing, which will also help them determine the treatment needed.
If you’ve been in a car accident or suffered a workers' compensation
injury, diagnostic testing is critical. Your doctor will order various
diagnostic tests to look inside your body and check for injuries. These
tests can uncover broken bones, soft tissue injuries, and problems with
your nerves. You might only have to take a single test, or you could
need a series of tests. Your doctor will evaluate your injuries and
determine which diagnostic test or tests you need.
Some of the test your physician might result include: