Conventional Radiography

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Conventional Radiography at Imagerie des Pionniers

Do you have a medical prescription and are looking for a professional radiology clinic? Our team of medical imaging professionals is happy to help you. Imagerie des Pionniers is a clinic specialized in medical imaging.

We offer many medical imaging services with and without an appointment to our customers. Since 2005, our radiology clinic’s staff has offered medical imaging services such as:

In addition, our services are generally covered by the Quebec health insurance plan (RAMQ), even though Imagerie des Pionniers is a privately owned radiology clinic. If you have a medical prescription for an X-ray (doctor, nurse practitioner, chiropractor, dentist, podiatrist), don’t hesitate to contact us.

We are delighted to offer you a fast X-ray service in Terrebonne, located in the Lachenaie sector. Find out the details of an X-ray as well as how an exam takes place at our radiology clinic in Terrebonne.

What Is Radiography Testing?

Radiography by definition is a medical imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation. Through digital images and diagnostic imaging, Radiography (X-ray) is the basic radiological investigation tool. Tests such as chest X-rays and knee X-rays help diagnose many common ailments such as pneumonia, fractures, and osteoarthritis.

This minimal radiation allows physicians to obtain images of internal organs and body structures. There are many advantages to conventional radiography. Besides the use of X-rays to diagnose fractures, x-rays are also used as a method of screening for and analyzing cancer development. Radiography can also diagnose injuries, infections, and degenerative diseases.

How Is an Examination Carried Out in a Radiology Clinic?

Preparation for a Conventional Radiography

There is no specific preparation for a conventional radiology exam. All you have to do is go to the radiology clinic with your prescription to have an exam. However, in the event of pregnancy, please inform us as soon as possible.

During the Exam

When you arrive in one of the three private radiography rooms at our radiology clinic, you may be asked to put on a gown and remove your jewelry and any metal object that could affect the images. Then you will either be lying on an examination table or standing upright in front of our X-ray machine.

If necessary, we will have you wear a lead apron to protect your reproductive organs. Ideally, you will be still during the X-ray, which usually only lasts a fraction of a second. This allows our medical staff to take superior quality images.

Additional Information

Typically, a conventional radiography visit lasts about less than 30 minutes in total time, depending on the number of patients. This duration is much shorter outside of peak periods. The exam itself generally lasts about five minutes.

It is necessary to bring your medical prescription with you, as we cannot proceed with an X-ray examination without it. The services offered by our radiology clinic are generally covered by the Quebec health insurance plan (RAMQ).

For any questions regarding conventional radiography at our clinic, please contact us. Our staff will be happy to answer your questions.