X-Ray

X-ray technology is used for the examination of internal organs, bones, blood vessels, and the progression of diseases such as cancer. It can also detect infection, blockages and foreign objects.

X-ray Procedure

An X-ray procedure typically involves the following steps:

  • Lying or standing, or holding a certain position, depending on the part of your body to be imaged.A contrast material or dye may be injected into a specific part of your body to obtain a more detailed view.
  • A contrast material or dye may be injected into a specific part of your body to obtain a more detailed view.
  • The X-ray machine captures an image of the specified region.
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Saint Joseph Health System
  • Beacon Health System
  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants