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Spine Diagnostic Tests

The Resurgens Orthopaedic Spine Center uses a variety of diagnostic tests to help identify the specific nature of your injury or condition. Learn more about the state-of-the-art technology used at Resurgens Orthopaedics to diagnose back and neck conditions with the videos below. 

 

Bone Density Scan (DXA or DEXA)

Bone Density Scan (DXA or DEXA) is performed to measure the density of the patient's bones.

Discography

Discography is a diagnostic procedure used to determine whether back pain is caused by one or more spinal discs.

Myelography (Myelogram)

Myelography (Myelogram) is an outpatient diagnostic examination of the spine.

Electromyography (EMG)

Electromyography (EMG) is an outpatient diagnostic test used to evaluate the health of muscles and the nerves, called motor neurons, which control the muscles. 

Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)

Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) is a noninvasive, outpatient exam used to measure how quickly nerves conduct electrical signals through the body.