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When doing ultrasound of the spine?

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a procedure Such as an ultrasound of the spine can be performed in order to prevent illness or diagnostic purpose immediately prior to the upcoming treatment. There are a huge number of methods back examinations, but ultrasound is particularly popular because it is considered as safe, informative and accessible. The result that is displayed on the screen of the monitor record and subsequently write directly to the out-patient card of the examinee.


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  • In contrast to radiographic studies, ultrasound has no dangerous radiation, that is why this method of diagnosis can be carried out dage pregnant women and children;
  • This research can be conducted as often as is necessary for treatment or diagnosis. The person appointed is not necessary to perform any special setup procedures;

    This diagnostic method has almost no contraindications, that is why it is often prescribed to those patients who are denied other survey methods; the

  • Very high information content. This study is able to show all the changes that have occurred in the intervertebral discs. Also, using ultrasound examine the cartilage, soft tissue, age-related changes in bones, diagnose a spinal injury received when rodovich in young children and identify malignant or benign tumors;
  • ultrasound can be performed during the postoperative period to monitor the recovery of the back.


Indications for ultrasound of the spine

the Main indications for ultrasonography of the back are:

  • a violation of coordination of movements;
  • injury of the back;
  • posture;
  • the pain in the 1st division of the spine;
  • dizziness and headaches;
  • changes in blood pressure;
  • heaviness in the eyes;
  • frequent fainting;
  • difficulties in turning the head;
  • memory problems and hearing;
  • frequent numbness of the limbs, sometimes the face;
  • clumsiness.

ultrasound of the back is carried out at a osteochondrosis, scoliosis, intervertebral disc protrusion, as well as a variety of tumors.

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