During a physical exam, your doctor will test to find the limits of your mobility and source of the pain. He or she will examine the way you sit, stand and walk. X-rays and imaging are another test for long-term chronic pain.
Some people are walking around with some serious body hardware. Not the armor type, I am talking about the implants: the hips, the knees, the teeth, the stimulators, the pumps and every type of screw you can think of. None of these objects are naturally found in the human body; thus, they are "foreign" objects when implanted. Sometimes the…