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for Loose Body in Synovial Joint

   
Loose Body in Synovial Joint
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)  Patient should be immobilized if uncomfortable
2)  Weight bearing limitations, with crutches, dependent on pain, swelling and instability
3)  Ice/Compression/Elevation
4)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Xray
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1)  Refer to Sports Medicine
2)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Appointment Timeframe Within 1 week
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry films and reports
Clinic Contact Information Patient to contact MedSport Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: to contact MedSport at Dominos directly at 877-877-9333
or 734-930-7400 option l
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - Domino's Farms
UM Consulting Physician Sports Medicine Faculty
Revised on: 05/27/2009