X-rays are the most basic form of imaging tests, which are diagnostic procedures used to view the body’s internal structures. You do not need to do anything to prepare for an X-ray and the test should not cause any significant discomfort. These tests can help physicians diagnose fractures, tumors, arthritis, lung damage, and more.
Ultrasounds are safe, painless tools used to produce images of the inside of the body through sound waves. Ultrasounds may help to diagnose a number of conditions and assess any damage done to the organs following an illness or injury.
Nuclear Medicine is a subspecialty within the field of Radiology. This technology combines the use of computers, detectors, and radioactive substances. Nuclear medicine looks at both the physiology (function) and the anatomy of the body in establishing diagnosis and treatment.
Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) test is used to assess nerve damage and dysfunction. Also known as a nerve conduction study, the procedure measures how quickly electrical signals move through your peripheral nerves. The NVC test your doctor tell the difference between a nerve disorder and a condition where a nerve injury has affected the muscles. Making these distinctions is important for proper diagnosis and determining your course of treatment.