When is an X-ray used?
X-ray is used to produce images of the skeletal system to detect fracture, arthritis, and displacement. X-ray is also used to detect kidney stones and various abnormalities in the chest or lungs. We offer a pediatric mode that reduces radiation exposure by 20-35% for children and small patients.
This study creates "live" images on a monitor. It is used to observe the digestive tract. Studies include Upper GI Series, Barium Swallow, Lower GI Series, and Barium Enema.
This medical imaging contrast study is used to image joints: shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle. It is used to rule out torn muscles or ligaments.