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X – Ray Left Foot AP LAT View

Overview Brief

The X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View is done to check for any fractures or issues with the bone structure of one’s left foot.

What is X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View?

The X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View is a non-invasive process that makes use of radiation to highlight the bones and joints in one’s ankle. The X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View helps in determining the causes for sharp pain in your foot, inflammation in the joints, inability to put weight on your left foot, or a fracture. The process takes images of the bones and soft tissues for further study. An X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View is suggested to a patient if they’re experiencing a sharp pain or to confirm the results of a physical examination. [1]

How is X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View performed?

The X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View is performed in the following way:

  • The patient will be asked to keep their foot on/off the table in a certain way.
  • The machine will take images of the foot which will be further diagnosed.

The process takes about 15 minutes to complete. [2]

Side effects/risks of X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View

There aren’t any risks with X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View as the radiation involved in the process is minimal but it might affect someone who’s pregnant.

Preparation before performing X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View

Here’s how you can prepare for the X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View:

  • Wear comfortable clothes or a hospital gown.
  • Remove all metal jewelry and objects before the procedure. [3]

Post-care after X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View

One can resume their daily activities after their X-Ray Left Foot AP LAT View.

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