x-ray Testing

Providing On-Site Labs or X-rays for Broken Bones, Injuries, and More.

You might be thinking that you need to go to emergency rooms, hospitals, or lab-testing facilities to get your X-ray done. Well, good news for the residents of Indiana and Illinois! Family Urgent Care has an on-site X-ray machine that can help in diagnosing and monitoring any illness or condition. 

When Are X-rays Needed?

X-rays can diagnose and monitor the progress of various diseases, infections or injuries. Such conditions or scenarios include:

  1. Bone Fracture, Dislocations, or Minor Injuries: X-rays are frequently used to check and assess bone injuries or soft-tissue injuries, allowing doctors to determine the location and severity of the injury.
  2. Diagnose Bone/Joint Diseases: Your doctors might order an X-ray if they suspect arthritis, osteoporosis, gouty arthritis, or other degenerative joint diseases.
  3. Detect Foreign Objects: X-rays can easily foreign objects such as metal, glass or stone in the body 
  4. Pulmonary Diseases/Infections: X-rays are commonly done to evaluate lung function and monitor disease progressions such as pneumonia, lung cancer, etc. 
  5. Diagnose Digestive Disorders: If a person has any intestinal blockage or gastrointestinal perforations, the doctor might order an X-ray to determine the location and severity of the condition. 
  6. Preventive Screenings: X-rays are frequently done to check for certain conditions as a part of preventive health screenings such as breast cancer or tuberculosis screenings. 

 

If you need an X-ray for any of the above-mentioned conditions or scenarios, you can visit the Family Urgent Care clinic without any hassle. We’ll help you in making informed decisions about your treatment plans.

How To Prepare For An X-ray Appointment At Urgent Care?

To prepare for your X-ray appointment, here are some easy steps that you might need to follow:

  • Wear comfortable clothing that is easy to remove or change.
  • Follow any instructions such as fasting or discontinuing certain medications.
  • Take off any metallic items such as jewelry or watches. 
  • You can bring your insurance details, relevant medical history, previous imaging results, or any documentation given by your previous doctor. 
  • Arrive a few minutes early from your appointment so that all the necessary paperwork can be done beforehand. 
  • Inform the provider if you’re pregnant or suspect that you might be pregnant.

Get Affordable X-Rays At Family Urgent Care​

To prepare for your X-ray appointment, here are some easy steps that you might need to follow:

  • Wear comfortable clothing that is easy to remove or change.
  • Follow any instructions such as fasting or discontinuing certain medications.
  • Take off any metallic items such as jewelry or watches.
  • You can bring your insurance details, relevant medical history, previous imaging results, or any documentation given by your previous doctor
  • Arrive a few minutes early from your appointment so that all the necessary paperwork can be done beforehand.
  • Inform the provider if you’re pregnant or suspect that you might be pregnant.
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