I suggest a MRI as you can see soft tissue as well as bone. A CT or x-ray will not be as helpful.
If there is a reason you are waitng for your insurance to ok the 2nd opinion, then OK. If you can see anyone else on your plan then don't hesitate.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on February 18, 2005 at 21:25:45:
In Reply to: Injured Ankle
posted by Karen on February 18, 2005 at 09:50:51:
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