Arthrograms can cause soreness in the joint for 24-48 hours after the procedure. Patients can return to their regular activities shortly after the Arthrogram is complete. Arthrograms do not require significant incisions or extensive recovery periods. Discomfort is usually mild and can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication and applying ice to the affected area. Your healthcare provider will guide you on managing pain, caring for the injection site, and any restrictions.
Are Arthrograms Accurate?
Arthrograms provide clear images of the soft tissue in the joint. It allows for highly accurate diagnosis of injuries or symptoms, such as joint pain or swelling. It can help healthcare providers make a precise diagnosis of what is wrong inside of a joint. Arthrograms are highly accurate in detecting abnormalities within the joint and providing detailed information and insights that can enhance overall diagnostic accuracy.
What Should I Know About the Arthrogram Procedure?
Arthrograms are usually recommended for patients who have unexplained joint pain. An arthrogram is a series of images of a joint after injection of a contrast medium, usually done by fluoroscopy or MRI. Arthrograms are more accurate than other medical scans in diagnosing joint issues. They allow targeted imaging of specific areas to observe a joint structure and functionality in motion to identify any abnormalities.
Arthrogram at Michigan Diagnostics
If you need an Arthrogram in Sterling Heights, MI, Southfield, MI, Detroit, MI, or the surrounding areas, Michigan Diagnostics Center can help you. We are accredited by the American College of Radiologists and proudly uphold the gold standard in radiology. We provide fast and flexible scheduling and will have results available within 24 hours. We are committed to achieving the highest level of imaging quality and safety. If you want to learn more about us or schedule an appointment, call us at 248-244-0757 or contact us online.