Digital X-Rays

Finchley Back Care Centre has latest state-of-the-art x-ray technology, maximizing the quality of the x-ray image instantly, and minimizing X-Ray.the risk of exposure.

What is digital X-ray?

Digital X-ray is technology that allows X-ray images to be instantly recorded onto a computer screen making film developing obsolete. The image detail is crystal clear and the exposure times are reduced massively.

Why X-rays?

”Rather than lying down, we want X-ray views showing your body in a weight-bearing position.”

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  • X-rays, if necessary, can form an essential part of chiropractic diagnosis’.
  • Provide a structural record of your spine
  • Locate fractures or other signs of trauma
  • Identify evidence of long term spinal degeneration
  • Confirm other examination findings

X-rays are taken by a trained and qualified chiropractor who act in accordance with the Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations.

Both chiropractic and X-ray imaging have come a long way. Today, the chiropractic profession is a leader in the reduction of X-ray exposure and practice member safety.

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  • We take only the most necessary viewsX-Ray1
  • Use the most up to date equipment
  • Intensification screens reduce energy used
  • Filtration removes unneeded frequencies
  • Collimation narrows the energy beam
  • Sensitive films shorten exposure time
  • Shielding protects sensitive body parts
  • Equipment is regularly inspected

The Regulations require that all medical exposures to ionizing radiation must go through a justification process prior to the exposure, and a clinical evaluation of the results must be made and recorded after the exposure.

Who would not be x-rayed?

Babies, children and pregnant women are advised to avoid x-ray where possible.

What are the risks?

The state-of-the-art facility at Finchley Back Care Centre ensures minimum exposure and can be compared to a long haul flight for the amount of radiation received.