X-rays are one of the most commonly known forms of imaging because they are extremely beneficial when examining and treating many different areas of the body. To learn more about X-rays, continue reading.
Typically, when you think of an ultrasound, your first instinct may be to associate it with pregnancy, but there is actually much more to an ultrasound.
Bone densitometry, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry or DEXA, uses a very small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body (usually the lower spine and hips) to measure bone loss.
During an echocardiogram, a technician uses a probe that emits high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) that "echo" off the structures of your heart. The waves, which are translated
You may have experienced chest pain or breathlessness, or have had a heart operation, and your doctor wants to find out more about how your heart is working during exercise.
Once a person is diagnosed with diabetes, screening and tests for diabetic neuropathy begin with a physical exam and analysis of symptoms. Doctors can often see these risk factors for nerve damage during a physical exam
Blood tests help doctors check for certain diseases and conditions. They also help check the function of your organs and show how well treatments are working.
Sometimes the heart can beat very slowly or very fast, or have an irregular rhythm. The right atria of the heart has its own pacemaker, the sino-atrial node. This communicates with another specialised
This is a test of your heart rhythm. If you have experienced symptoms such as heart palpitations, dizziness, chest pain or shortness of breath and a routine heart examination has not identified a problem