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X-RAY: California's Leading X-Ray Service Provider

X-rays are among the most often utilized imaging techniques. It aids in the detection of abnormalities in thick tissues. X-rays are a safe and non-invasive treatment frequently administered to individuals with skeletal structural issues. Digital Radiography (DR) is a sophisticated X-ray imaging that generates an instantaneous digital radiographic picture on a computer scan.

Mission Imaging is California’s one-stop diagnostic facility for radiology and medical injuries. We have accessible a team of talented, experienced, sympathetic, and devoted technicians and doctors to help you. Our facilities are equipped with cutting-edge technology and provide patients with advanced medical diagnostic techniques. We provide rapid and comprehensive X-ray scan report creation, online access to patient and physician information, and a centralized computerized scheduling system to ensure that patients have a pleasant experience from start to end.

Mission Imaging is the leading provider of diagnostic X-ray images in California.

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How It Works ?

X-rays are one of the most important and accessible tools for diagnosing medical conditions. Essentially, X-rays create an image that is used to detect any foreign objects or irregularities in the body. 

To do this, a form of radiation is sent through the body at different energy levels according to what is needed. The energy then builds a picture based on how dense whatever it encounters is. Higher densities will appear brighter, while lower densities will be less visible.

This allows doctors to identify any issues within the body to be addressed appropriately. Thanks to X-ray technology, generations of people have received diagnoses and treatments to live happier and healthier lives.

Frequently Asked Questions

An x-ray is a powerful tool that allows us to look inside the body, allowing medical professionals to diagnose and treat medical issues more accurately.

Early Detection of Disease

One of the primary benefits of having an x-ray is that it can help detect disease early. X-rays can be used to identify abnormalities in the body, such as tumors or fractures. In some cases, x-rays can even be used to detect diseases before symptoms appear. This early detection can lead to more effective treatment and a better outcome.

Reduced Risk of Complications

Another benefit of having an x-ray is that it can help to reduce the risk of complications from the disease. For example, if a fracture is detected early, it can be treated before it heals improperly, which could lead to long-term problems. Additionally, early cancer detection can often lead to more successful treatment and a higher survival rate.

Improved Quality of Life

An x-ray can also improve the quality of life for those suffering from a severe illness. X-rays can provide information about an illness’s severity and help doctors develop an effective treatment plan. In some cases, x-rays can even be used to monitor the progress of a disease and determine whether or not a patient is responding to treatment.

  • There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on various factors, including age, health history, and lifestyle. However, some general guidelines can help you determine how often you should have an x-ray.

An x-ray is a type of high-energy radiation that can pass through the body to create an image of the inside of the body on film. A machine that produces the x-rays called an x-ray generator and is focused on the area of the body being imaged. The x-rays interact with the tissues in the body; some of the x-rays are absorbed while others pass through the body. The amount of absorption varies depending on the density of the tissue. For example, bones absorb more x-rays than soft tissues such as muscles or organs. The x-rays that pass through the body are detected by an x-ray film or digital detector, which creates an image of the body part that was imaged.

  • Get the proper clothing: You will need to remove any clothing or jewelry with metal. This is because the x-ray can’t pass through metal and will show up on the x-ray image. You may be given a gown to wear during the exam.
  • Remove any objects: You will need to remove anything in your pockets, such as your wallet, keys, or phone.
  • Prepare for the exam: The x-ray technologist will position you so that the area being examined is in the middle of the x-ray machine. They may ask you to hold your breath during the exam so that your lungs are still for the x-ray.