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Fluoroscopy Uses

Fluoroscopy can be used for many purposes including the following:

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Spine Procedures
  • Facet injections
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Joint Injections & Aspirations
  • Small joint (hand, wrist, foot, ankle)
  • Large joint (hip, shoulder, knee)
  • Ganglia (aspirations & injections)
  • Plantar fascia
  • Tendons
  • Bursa

Arthrogram

An Arthrogram is a Fluoroscopy procedure to inject contrast dye into a joint combined with an MRI or CT.  The contrast dye highlights the area being scanned and assists in obtaining the best diagnostic interpretation.