Recovery Tips after an Arthrogram

If you have an arthrogram coming up, you may be wondering what the recovery process will be after the exam. Our experienced team at Alliance MRI has compiled a list of tips to guide you through your arthrogram journey, from pre-exam expectations to post-exam best practices. Why Is An Arthrogram Performed? An arthrogram is a diagnostic imaging exam that provides …

What is an Arthrogram?

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An arthrogram uses imaging equipment to inspect joints such as the elbow, wrist, shoulder, hip, knee, etc. It is essentially an image detailing the inside section of a joint. An arthrogram is a two-step process, in which a patient receives a contrast injection into the joint and then either a CT Scan or MRI afterwards. Some of the primary reasons …