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By working closely with specialists from other areas such as physical therapy and radiology, we offer diagnostic techniques and treatment options for a wide-range of hip problems.
Uses invisible electromagnetic energy beams to produce images of internal tissues, bones, and organs onto film—usually sufficient for the majority of fractures
Uses a combination of large magnets, radio frequencies and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body; especially useful for assessing soft tissue around injured joints and bones
Uses a combination of x-rays and computer technology to produce 3-D cross-sectional images (slices), both horizontally and vertically, of the affected area—including bones, fat, soft tissue
Uses a radioactive dye to visualize the bones. It’s different from plain x-rays or CT in that it shows bone metabolism and cell activity in the bones. Bone scans are used to assess bone growth activity, bone remodeling activity and/or blood flow in the affected area(s).
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”