This X-ray creates two different images of the bones that form a hip joint.
An X-ray of the hip uses a small dose of radiation to create an image, or multiple images, of the bones that form a hip joint. The X-rays may be taken from different angles, such as the front, side or back. Your healthcare provider may order these X-rays to find the cause of hip pain, other symptoms, or the possible effects of trauma.
Here are some things you should know before having an X-ray.
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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