Do you need to get an order for a CT coronary artery calcium (CAC) score? If so, you’re likely wondering what steps you need to take to get an order for the test. Let’s look at the process for getting an order for a CT coronary artery calcium score, from understanding the test to finding the right provider. We’ll also provide advice on how to make sure you get the best possible results from the test.
After several months of pain in your shoulder or knee and conservative measures, you feel something more serious may be going on in your joint. A tear? Cartilage damage? Ligament injury? Plain film x-rays will likely not show these types of injuries and soft tissue damage. So you really just want to get an MRI to get to the root of the problem. You want to know what is causing your chronic shoulder or knee pain.