The first step in every treatment is of course a medical examination.

Anamnesis (medical history questionnaire), inspection (observation of the patient) and palpation (manual examination) already provide us with the most important initial information about the state of a patient's illness or injury.

Even with all of today's technical possibilities, we continue to rely heavily on the original form of medical treatment, namely a careful examination of the patient using our eyes, ears and hands. Then the technical examination methods described below are applied where they are deemed to be necessary and helpful.