X-rays and Sound Waves Help Us Diagnose and Treat Pets

Rockville MD Pet Radiography

Radiography involves using X-rays to examine wounds and diagnose conditions and diseases. We carefully send radiation to a section of an animal’s body, which allows us to create an image of the animal’s insides without resorting to surgery. It is commonly used to diagnose such conditions as:

  • Fractured bones
  • Dislocated joints
  • Infections
  • Arthritis
  • Bone cancer

Rockville MD Pet Ultrasound

Ultrasound involves using high-frequency sound waves to create pictures of an animal’s insides. A probe sends the sound waves into an area of the body. The body’s tissues reflect some of these waves, which the ultrasound equipment uses to form an image of that area.

Ultrasound is a safe and painless procedure. It aids in the diagnosis of:

  • Pregnancy
  • Heart conditions
  • Abdominal conditions
  • Cysts
  • Tumors