Cervical Disc Degeneration testsCervical Disc Degeneration
Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- X-Ray of Neck Bones
- CT of Neck
- MRI of Neck Spine
- CT Scan of Cervical Spine
- MRI of Neck
- Cervical Myelography
- Magnetic resonance (eg, proton) imaging, spinal canal and contents, cervical; with contrast material(s)
- Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
- Nerve Conduction Testing
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive imaging technique. A cervical MRI scans the soft tissues of the neck and cervical spine. The cervical spine is the portion of the spine that runs through the neck. A cervical spine MRI is used to h...
A cervical spine CT (computed tomography) scan is a medical procedure that combines specialized X-ray equipment with computer imaging to create a visual model of your cervical spine. This is the portion of the spine that runs through the neck. You...
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
A gastric emptying scan, also known as a gastric emptying study or test, is an exam that uses nuclear medicine to determine how fast food leaves the stomach.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that allows doctors to view the inside of your body without having to make an incision. X-rays are waves of electromagnetic radiation that are absorbed differently by different tissues. Bones absorb them well beca...
An extremity X-ray is an X-ray image taken of your extremities (your arms, legs, hands, wrists, feet, ankles, shoulders, knees, or hips). An X-ray is a form of radiation that passes through your body and exposes a piece of film, forming an image o...
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that help stabilize the shoulder and aid in movement. Rotator cuff strains or tears are caused by overuse or acute injury. Repetitive lifting can put you at risk.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made public in 1896 with an image of the hand of anatomist Albert von Köliker. In the hu...