X-ray

What you need to know

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Preparing for your visit

Make sure that you have your requisition form and your health card with you. Learn More

Preparing for your visit

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The first step is to complete your registration at the front desk. You do not require an appointment for an X-ray exam, but you do need to bring an X-ray requisition form from your doctor. Remember to bring your requisition form and your health card to your visit.

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During Your visit

We make it a priority to ensure that you are at ease during your exam. Learn More

During Your visit

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What to expect?

An X-ray is a quick and painless test. We make it a priority to ensure that you are at ease throughout your visit.

We offer private change rooms and a comfortable gown for you to change into. You may be asked to remove your jewellery. One of our friendly technologists will bring you to the exam room and position you on the exam table. Lead aprons will be placed over areas not being examined. You may then be repositioned to obtain several views. It is important to remain still during the exam; otherwise, images will be blurry.

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After your Visit

Once the exam is complete, your doctor’s office will contact you with the results. Learn More

After your Visit

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Once the exam is complete, your doctor’s office will contact you with the results.

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What is an X-ray?

X-ray is the most common form of medical imaging. It is a quick and painless test. During the procedure, X-ray beams pass through your body, and are then absorbed by structures in the body—particularly bones—in order to produce an image on a radiograph. Areas without structures to absorb X-rays (such as lungs) show up with very little shadowing, while areas with structures that absorb X-rays create more defined shadows.

1. Fractures and dislocations of bones and joints 

2. Injury or damage from infection, arthritis, abnormal bone growth and osteoporosis 

3. Healing and alignment of fractures after treatments 

4. Fluid build-up

  • Head & Neck
  • Chest
  • Abdomen
  • Spine & Pelvis
  • Upper Leg or Arm
  • Lower Leg or Arm