$79 New Patient Offer - Consultation, Examination & 2 X-Rays
Digital x-rays are a diagnostic procedure used by medical and chiropractic doctors to help discover the cause of your pain and rule out possible pathology. However, in addition to ruling out abnormalities or looking for conditions such as arthritis or disc degeneration, chiropractors look at the biomechanical alignment of the spine and vertebrae. Are the vertebrae in their proper position? Is the spine straight when looking at it from behind, and does it have the proper curve angles when looking from the side? This is an area of analysis where chiropractors often distinguish themselves from medical doctors. Because chiropractors focus on the correction of spinal misalignment, specialized attention is given to this area of diagnosis.
In addition to fulfilling the rigorous radiology requirements that all doctors must complete, Dr. Parrish also completes an additional 4 hour course of radiology study in spinal and skeletal disorders beyond his required course of study in school every 2 years. After a thorough examination, Dr. Parrish will determine whether an x-ray is recommended or not. Not everyone will require an x-ray, and a minimal amount of views will be taken for those who do.
There’s an old saying regarding taking an x-ray which states “to see is to know, and not to see is to guess” and when it comes to your health, we won’t guess.