What is X-Ray?
X-ray or Radiography allows a doctor to take pictures of the inside of your body.
One of the oldest forms of medical imaging, x-ray is an extremely, simple, painless and relatively quick medical test that can help your doctor provide you with appropriate treatment. It’s a fast, easy and safe way for your doctor to view and assess conditions ranging from broken bones to pneumonia to cancer. Many different types of x-rays, such as bone or chest x-rays, exist. The type your doctor uses depends on what part of your body needs examining and for what purpose.
X-Ray Frequently Asked Questions
- Determine whether a bone is chipped, dislocated or broken (fractured)
- Ensure that a fracture has been properly aligned and stabilized for healing following a treatment
- Locate foreign objects
- Determine whether there is a build up of fluid in the joint or around the bone.
- Evaluate joint injuries and bone infections
- Diagnose and monitor the progression of degenerative conditions, such as arthritis and the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis
- Diagnose the cause of persistent coughing or chest pain
- Check for broken ribs or a punctured lung
- Determine whether you have injured a bone or disk in your spine
- Detect scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine, and other spinal defects
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