Chiropractic Digital X-Rays: First in the nation
Always on the cutting edge, in 2005, we became the first chiropractic office in the nation to offer direct digital x-rays, providing higher image quality, lower radiation dose and improved diagnostics.
At Pray Chiropractic, we are constantly striving to improve by constantly searching for technology that can enhance the patient experience and stay on the cutting edge.
In 2005, we became the first chiropractic office in the nation to offer direct digital x-rays, providing higher image quality, lower radiation dose and improved diagnostics.
The old laborious process of putting a film cartridge in the X-ray machine, positioning the patient, measuring the patient, entering that information into the system, taking the shot and then taking the film cartridge out for four different X-rays is now a thing of the past.The X-ray technician would stamp the film and then each film would take 90 seconds to process. If it didn’t come out she wouldn’t know until it’s been processed.
But now the x-ray tech take the x-ray and in four seconds it shows up on the screen without film or processing. We can crop it, lighten it or darken it. We can do all types of different things to enhance the image, and then if it does not come out the patient is right there and we can shoot it again. Once the images are in the system, with a few clicks of a computer mouse the doctor can see the details on large screens in several rooms throughout the office.
With the click of a mouse problem areas as well as areas that need improvement can be highlighted. The system offers much better opportunities for documenting the patients progress and educating patients about their condition. This high technology system is the best way to go for speed and simplicity. In addition, the increased efficiency and less wait time enabled the practice to accept walk-in patients.