X-ray uses a limited amount of radiation to take images of the body’s hard tissues, such as bones.
We use the minimum amount of radiation needed to take each image, and monitor each exam to
ensure that patients get an accurate diagnosis with the least possible radiation exposure. No specific
preparation is required for X-ray exam.
PREPARING FOR A X-RAY EXAM
Please let us know prior to your exam if you are pregnant.
Refer to Special Situations and inform imaging center staff if any of the listed situations exist for you.
- You will receive a telephone call from our staff to confirm your appointment.
- Wear loose, comfortable clothing without metal zippers or snaps.
- Arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to your exam to complete paper work and change
into scrubs, if necessary.
- Bring the written prescription the physician gave to you for this procedure.
- Depending upon your insurance, a co-pay may be collected at the time of your
- Bring all valid insurance information and a valid photo id to your appointment.
After the X-ray Exam
When your exam is complete, your images will be interpreted by one of our radiologists who
will prepare a detailed diagnostic report to share with your physician.
Your physician will consider this information in the context of your overall care and talk with
you about the results..