Spire Cardiff Hospital's Spinal Centre of Excellence offers patients with neck and back pain some of the most advanced and up-to-date diagnostic techniques.
Spire Cardiff Hospital's Radiology Department is staffed by experienced professionals who will provide you with a highly sophisticated, efficient and caring service. The information below explains about the different diagnostic imaging techniques we offer to help support diagnosis for neck and back problems.
Spire Cardiff Hospital can provide rapid access to state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging. Depending on your condition, the following imaging techniques may be used to help support diagnosis:
- X-ray – images of X-ray particles recorded on a computer
- MRI Scan (magnetic resonance imaging) – used to visualise internal structures of the body in detail
- CT Scan (computerised tomography) – produces cross-sectional images
- Discogram – used to determine if one or more discs are the cause of back pain
For further information on our diagnostic services please call our diagnostic admin team on 029 2054 2755.