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Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic

Is it normal to get x-rays taken on the first visit to a podiatrist?


For any condition involving the muscles/bones in the feet, x-rays are usually taken to assess health of bones and joints to help determine cause of pain.  There are also a couple of skin conditions on the feet that may need x-rays to see if what is happening on the skin (ulcer, callus, corn) has a connection with the bones underneath.  

-Michelle T.