What is a Bone X-ray?

Bone x-ray is performed to get images of any bone in any part of the body. This determines the problems in a bone at a very basic level making it the fastest way of diagnosing the issue.


Why have I been asked to get a Bone x-ray done?

Bone  x-ray is performed to:
  • Determine the reason for any bone pain.
  • Check up for any fractures in a bone.
  • Determine any bone dislocation or injury
  • Guide orthopaedic surgery such as spine repair/fusion, joint replacement and fracture reductions.
  • Assess any bone cancer
  • Detect abnormal bone growths, infection, arthritis
  • Detecting unknown objects in soft tissues around or in bones.


Names of Previous reports/scans required?



How long is the procedure for?

  • Total time – 1 hr 
  • Test time- 10-15 mins


Can I walk in for a Bone x-ray without prior appointment?

  •  Yes  (Confirm by calling on 8869906990 before arriving at the centre)


 History of allergy?



. How can I prepare for the scan?

  • Women should tell their doctors if there is any chance they may be pregnant because x-ray radiation can harm the baby. If in doubt, make sure to take a pregnancy test before performing the scan. If positive, consult your doctor.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and avoid jewellery or any other metal on the body.
  • inform if you have an intrauterine device (IUD) inserted for pregnancy prevention.


How is the Bone x-ray done?

  • You  will be asked to lie/sit on a padded table or stand depending on the bones to be assessed.
  •  It’s important that you  stay very still.  You may be asked to hold your  breath for a few seconds during the time in which the image is obtained.
  • Multiple images from different angles may be required.

For appointments

Call: 8897059793


Why choose Medcare Diagnostics?

  • Referral centre of choice by top specialists in the city
  • Latest state-of-the-art CT and PET-CT machines
  • Founded and led by experienced Radiologists and specialists in Nuclear Medicine.
  • Comprehensive reports that are quality-checked
  • 65-member strong patient-centric team
  • Centrally located, convenient centres

About Medcare Diagnostics

Our centres

Chembur Centre

Ground Floor, Sushrut Hospital,
365 Swastik Park,
Chembur (East), Mumbai

Goregaon Centre

2, DLH Park, Ground Floor
S.V Road, Near MTNL Signal,
Goregaon (West), Mumbai

Byculla Centre

Masina Hospital,
Sant Savata Mali Marg,
Byculla East, Byculla,Mumbai

Goregaon Centre: Monday–Saturday: 8 AM–7 PM
Chembur and Byculla Centres: Open 24*7

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