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can you see a sublaxation on an x ray

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: However you may want to see if you have a short leg. Tha t ca cause the neck curve, also be attentive to your posture.
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Dr. Zachariah George
15 years experience Neurosurgery
Scoliosis : Mild scoliosis, min subluxation may not mean anything depending on actual numbers. Many people can have very small spinal asymmetry. Reversal of lord ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Spondylolisthesis?: Is this what the report says? This will be best answered by the doctor who ordered it and who has examined your dad. It's useless to speculate.
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Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
It may be: The symptoms you describe could be from nerve pain originating in the spine thos can happen with subluxation it depends at what level the subluxation ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The open mouth view-: -is 2 visualize the C1-C2 articulation. Overlying bony structures means either U did not open wide or the technician did not aim the column properly. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Cervical: Sounds like an entirely normal X-ray. All cervical spines straighten out in cray or MRI done supine. Alternatively could be indication of some cervica ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: Your patella(kneecap) slides out of place but doesn't dislocate. Nevertheless this indicates some degree of instability which I feel should be evaluat ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Repeat X-ray: This is common. Multiple diseases look the same on X-ray. In adults, sometimes tumor can look like pneumonia, so a repeat X-ray is performed after t ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Foot Pain: If you have not seen a foot doctor, I suggest you get a second opinion from one. Ask about getting insoles and what are the best type of shoes to wea ... Read More
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Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: You can't see the PCL on an x-ray, but if the tibia (shin bone) is subluxed posteriorly on the lateral view, it suggests that the knee is unstable pos ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
You need a diagnosis: We can answer this better with a diagnosis. I'm uncertain what the white spots mean. I'm uncertain why you should be avoiding smoking except that's a ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: X-rays of your thoracic spine will include some of the chest but not all the chest. Include the chest you need a chest x-ray which is generally taking ... Read More
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