An x-ray creates an image of your bones and internal organs. X-rays are most often used to detect bone or joint problems, or to check the heart and lungs.

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They are also used to check the healing progress of bone fractures. X-rays use small amounts of radiation through the area of interest. The amount of radiation is minimal and very safe.   

Length of procedure:

5-20 minutes

Preparation prior to procedure:

Before your procedure, you may be asked to change into a gown and remove any metal you may be wearing.

Pregnancy: If you think you may be pregnant, please inform your physician or the technologist before your exam.

Post-exam instructions:

You can resume normal activities right away.

Results turn-around time:

A radiologist will interpret your exam and a transcribed report will be available to the ordering physician within 48 hours.