There used to be a time when diagnosing certain spinal conditions and injuries was a guessing game. However, with digital x-ray technology, chiropractors can be more confident and accurate with their treatment. X-rays are utilized in chiropractic to ensure the safety of the patient before starting care. This allows for a personalized treatment plan based on the findings of the x-ray.
At Align Sport and Spine, we use a brand new digital x-ray machine to check for any contraindications to being adjusted. We can confirm spinal misalignments that will help us be specific when treating each individual patient. We also have this machine on-site to take images when there is suspicion of fracture or any acute injury.
There are different types of x-rays that can be used to look at the spine and other bones in the body. Here are a few we provide: