X-Rays, Ultrasounds, and Diagnostics

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Quick & Easy X-Ray and Ultrasound Services


Our rapid care centers have access to both Ultrasound and X-ray imaging equipment available to detect and diagnose a variety of ailments in-house and on-site. If you’re experiencing muscular or skeletal pain and don’t have time to wait in an ER, our clinicians are equipped to use x-ray imaging and ultrasound equipment to identify the source of your discomfort. If your pain is not serious or life-threatening, we will provide therapeutic remedies to help get you back to normal.

What Can X-Rays Show?

  • Cancers and tumors
  • An enlarged heart
  • Blood vessel blockages
  • Fluid in your lungs
  • Digestive problems
  • Bone fractures
  • Dislocated joints
  • Infections
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Tooth decay
  • Foreign objects swallowed or lodged in the body
  • Dislocated joints and appendages such as toes, fingers, etc.

If the results of your x-rays reveal a more serious condition, our physicians will refer you to a specialist who can provide further personalized treatment. In some cases, we may refer you to an orthopedist to treat serious bone breaks/injuries that may require surgery and/or proper bone casts. If needed, our comprehensive urgent care centers can provide clean bandaging and temporary splints until you can see a specialist.




What Can Ultrasounds Show?

Ultrasound technology can be used to identify and diagnose a wide range of ailments and injuries including, but not limited to, changes in the appearance of your organs, tissues, and vessels in order to detect abnormal masses such as cysts or tumors. This allows doctors to pinpoint the cause of your pain, identify swelling in the body, and is commonly used to examine & monitor fetuses in pregnant women.


Health Issues Detected with Ultrasound

Infections

Certain types of ultrasounds can capture a patient’s blood flow. In some cases, increased blood flow can indicate an infection.

Cardiovascular Issues

Ultrasounds that detect blood vessels can also find narrowed vessels or blockages to blood flow.

Tumors and Cysts

An ultrasound can find dense areas of tissue such as tumors or cysts. It shows cysts differently from tumors to help your doctor make a diagnosis.

Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids and other conditions related to the female reproductive system show up on ultrasounds. An ultrasound can help doctors find the source of pelvic pain.

Thyroid Conditions

Doctors sometimes use ultrasound to detect thyroid issues such as growths or abnormal activity. The test will also help them determine if a thyroid nodule needs a biopsy.


Ultrasounds Can Produce Images of Your Organs + Body Parts Including:

  • Abdomen
  • Bladder
  • Brain
  • Eyes
  • Digestive System
  • Gallbladder
  • Heart & Blood Vessels
  • Kidneys
  • Pancreas
  • Spleen
  • Thyroid
  • Scrotum (testicles)
  • Soft-tissue Injuries
  • Male/Female reproductive organs
  • Muscles, joints, and tendons
  • And More

Preparing for your X-Ray or Ultrasound

If you’re planning on visiting one of our locations for an X-Ray or Ultrasound, we recommend wearing loose fitting, comfortable clothing. Jewelry and/or some articles of clothing may need to be removed during your procedure. Contact us today and experience the highest standards of safety, comfort, and shorter wait times. We also offer televisits for your convenience; visit our patient portal or call 866-668-2188 with any questions.


Walk-ins are always welcome at Advance Care Medical. If your medical emergency is a major traumatic event such as a heart attack, stroke, gunshot wound, stroke, overdose requiring critical emergency care, time is precious so call 9-1-1 or go directly to the nearest hospital Emergency Room.


 

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