Our office will contact you 24 hours before your appointment to confirm your scheduled arrival time and provide prep instructions.
X-rays typically take only take 10-15 minutes, depending on type of X-ray
You may be asked to remove jewelry and other metal objects.
A technologist will explain the procedure and position you to ensure the highest quality images are obtained from your exam.You may lie on a table, stand or sit between an X-ray machine and the X-ray plate. The technologist will then aim the machine at the body area being examined.
The technologist supervises the X-ray from a shielded room and can always see and hear you. The technologist may ask and assist you with changing positions in order to obtain images from multiple angles.
Once the exam is complete, a radiologist will review the study and dictate a report. This report will be sent to the doctor who ordered your study.
Results are available within 24 - 48 hours.
We recommend that you call and schedule a follow-up appointment with your healthcare provider to discuss the results.
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