A myelogram is used to evaluate abnormalities of the spinal canal, including the spinal cord, nerve roots, and other tissues.
The word arthroscopy comes from the Greek words arthro, which means joint, and skopein, which means to look, according to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
New Options Can Fix Broken BonesNew materials and high-tech designs can make recovery a lot easier than it was when injured limbs were routinely encased in plaster and stabilized with pulleys and weights.
New Ways to Fix Old JointsWith good care, patients can expect a replacement to last about 10 to 20 years, depending on the joint.
From bone scans to joint aspirations, find out more about the tools that your doctor has available to diagnose bone problems.
Do you need ligament repair? Arthroscopy? Your particular treatment needs depend on a number of factors, including the extent of your bone disorder.