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X-rays

Digital X-ray for clear images of the inside of the body

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X-ray at The Medical

  • Digital X-ray machines
  • Available in Hemel Hempstead
  • Exceptional X-ray technicians
  • In-house doctors, physios, chiropractors
  • 8am - 8pm, weekend appointments available

X-ray for superior diagnosis

An X-ray is a quick and painless diagnostic procedure that produces images of the inside of the body. It's a very effective way of looking at the bones and can be used to help detect a range of conditions.

X-rays can be used to examine most areas of the body. They're mainly used to look at the bones and joints, although they're sometimes used to detect problems affecting soft tissue, such as internal organs.

Problems that may be detected during an X-ray include:

  • bone fractures and breaks
  • scoliosis (abnormal curvature of the spine)
  • non-cancerous and cancerous bone tumours
  • lung problems, such as pneumonia and lung cancer
  • dysphagia (swallowing problems)
  • heart problems, such as heart failure
  • breast cancer

The right diagnosis, the best treatment, unbeatable results

The Medical blends a unique range of diagnostic tools, including X-ray, 3D Movement Analysis and blood tests, to ensure that our expert team have the information required to make an accurate diagnosis exceptionally quickly.

Our treatment plans are tailored to your individual needs, based on your diagnosis. Progress reviews are used to monitor your improvement. We re-examine, re-test and re-scan where necessary, comparing the data with the information we gathered before your treatment started.

By making the right diagnosis, delivering the best treatment and accurately monitoring your progress, The Medical delivers exceptional results.

Step-by-step

Clinical assessment

It is not necessary for every patient to have an X-ray.

Patients are not able to self-refer for an X-ray. An X-ray referral must be made by a doctor, chiropractor or osteopath following a thorough consultation.

X-ray procedure

The X-ray procedure is very quick and you won't feel anything while it's carried out.

Most of the time is spent getting you into the best position to ensure that we get an accurate image. You'll be asked to lie on a table or stand against a flat surface so that the part of your body being examined can be positioned in the right place. The X-ray machine will be carefully aimed at the part of the body being examined by the X-ray technician, who will operate the machine from behind a screen. While the X-ray is being taken, you'll need to keep still so the image produced isn't blurred. More than one X-ray may be taken from different angles to provide as much information as possible.

Report of findings

The X-ray images will be examined by a clinician before you're told the results. We will arrange an appointment to discuss our findings within a few days of the X-ray.

You won't experience any after effects from the X-ray and will be able to go home.

Award Winning, Quality Assured

All of our X-ray technicians are registered members of their professional bodies.

The Medical is registered with all major private medical insurers.

Our Team

We have 1 experienced X-ray technician

Real Results, Realistic Prices

X-ray referrals can only be made by specific qualified professionals. As such, you will first need a consultation with a doctor, chiropractor or osteopath. Following your X-ray, the referring clinician will arrange a follow-up appointment to discuss your results.

Prices vary depending on the location of the Healthcare Centre.

There are also concessions and discount schemes in place.

Check out our full list of services and prices.

Clinical Assessment

Doctor
From £75
Chiropractor
From £40
Osteopath
From £40

X-Rays

One body part
£50

Report of findings

Doctor
From £75
Chiropractor
From £40
Osteopath
From £40

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