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Originally Posted by slowgo View Post
So you go to an expert who went to college for 13 years (14 if he's fellowship trained) to become an orthopedic surgeon, he gives you advice and a treatment plan to help you get better, and you write off his advice and come to a message board full of a bunch of non-orthopedic surgeons to get a second opinion? You're not starting off on the right foot. If you want to get better, do what your doctor says. If you think your doctor is an idiot, find another doctor.
+1. Got to wonder if he's worried about the cost. If so, he should see what an MRI costs. If he does have insurance, it may not cover an MRI unless PT is tried first. Also, PT sessions may include things like a cold "cuff" and manipulation by the therapist. I had those when I fractured my collar bone in a bad crash.
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