X-rays are often taken to give the doctor an inside look at what is going on with the bone structure of the entire spine and surrounding skeletal structure. From these x-rays, the doctor can see your current spine angles and potential for future issues. In some cases x-rays may help the doctor determine the need for additional information and/or scans such as an MRI.
Our office requires x-rays for all new patients and we perform them onsite. If you have recent x-rays from another office, we can request them with your permission.