X-Rays are common diagnostic tools that providers use to view and assess images inside of the body. X-rays are non-invasive and use small amounts of ionizing radiation to produce images from one plane at a time.
What does an X-Ray help diagnose?
An X-Ray is a fast and easy tool that providers can use to diagnose and treat many injuries and illnesses. X-Rays are the first step to assess the integrity or alignment of bones and are effective for viewing fewer complex pathologies in some soft tissues, like the lungs.