Physical Exam for Chronic Pain
During a physical exam for chronic pain, your doctor or other health professional will look for areas that are tender, weak, numb, deformed, or inflamed.
Your doctor will test your reflexes and look for your reaction to certain movements. He or she will also look for other clues, such as swelling, coolness, or color change.
The doctor also will look at or ask you about:
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