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Digital Vs Conventional X-Ray’s

Joseph Coupal - Sunday, February 23, 2020

Greetings once again from North Bergen’s Life Chiropractic & Acupuncture. Today Dr. Hernandez will discuss with you the differences between a digital x-ray and a conventional x-ray. As you might guess, there are some distinct advantages to the digital x-ray. We hope you find this video informative.



Good Morning everyone. Dr. Alex Hernandez here, from Life Chiropractic and Acupuncture. I want to show you guys the differences between the digital x-ray and the conventional x-ray. So why is the digital x-ray better than conventional x-ray? This is an old conventional x-ray. Next to it is a digital x-ray. The advantages are now going to be covered.

I can things to the digital x-ray that I can’t with the other. I can zoom in. So right here I have a thoracic spine and mid-back. I can really zoom in as far as I need. I can't do that with a conventional x-ray. One of the other things that I enjoy about this program is I can look and I can turn it the contrast and I could really see the lung spaces here. I can see the bones it gives me another view that I can't get with the conventional x-ray. I can also increase the contrast which again I can’t do with the conventional x-ray. This is not to say that conventional x-ray is bad, but today you should be getting digital x-rays in most places.

Another thing that we can do is we can turn this x-ray as many turns this x-ray. I can turn it to the left. I could turn it to the right. When people come in with images from other places, I can just basically turn them so I could see exactly what I need to see. I can write text in here. I can take measurements. We can put them on a CD for you. So those are just some of the main advantages of the digital x-ray.

Not all of you will need a digital x-ray. We use them in the spinal & postural screening process here at our North Bergen Chiropractic and Acupuncture care clinic as part of the process to unlocking your door to improved spinal health and wellbeing. Start you journey to pain free living. Contact us today!

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