In-depth

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Foot drop

Foot drop is a general term used to describe difficulty lifting the front part of the foot. Treatment depends on the underlying cause.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Numbness

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Feb. 20, 2013

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