Digital X-Rays and Foot Care

digital x-ray traverse city miDr. Stych’s digital x-ray system, the Fuji FCR XL-2, is capable of producing high resolution (50 micron) scans, making it ideal for foot and ankle applications where seeing fine detail is critical.

Advantages of digital x-rays include time efficiency through bypassing chemical processing and the ability to digitally transfer and enhance images. Also, less radiation is used to produce an image of similar contrast to conventional radiography.

Environmentally, this state-of-the-art digital x-ray system avoids sending corrosive chemicals into the Great Lakes Watershed.

digital x-ray traverse city miIf copies of your  digital x-ray images are requested by a Munson Medical Center Radiologist, or if another specialist needs to view the images we have, they are easily copied onto a CD and made available for the seamless continuity of your care at the medical facility of your choice.

We store your images both onsite and offsite, as is required by the FDA. This is done daily, securely, and can be accessed with our computers that are in every patient treatment room.

Dr, Stych's Blog

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    November 26, 2017

    Crossover toe is a common foot problem that can inhibit physical activity for active adults, but conservative treatment can slow down the progressive deformity, or outpatient surgery can correct the deformity and keep people active and on their feet. Individuals with hammertoes, bunions or a second toe that extends beyond the big toe are most […]

  • Pedicure Advice
    June 18, 2017

    With the warmer temperatures outside, open toed shoes are making their way out of the closet and slipped on underneath beautifully manicured feet. The pedicure season is in full swing! Unfortunately, not all pedicure facilities offer clean and proper foot care and infections and other foot ailments may arise.  We would like to share the […]

  • Which Winter Boots Are Right For You?
    December 8, 2016

    1. Be sure boots are insulated and waterproof. Even if the boot maker says the boots are waterproof, still treat the pair with a waterproofing product. The body has to work harder to compensate for moisture, so try to minimize as much foot moisture as possible. 2. Select natural material, like leather, that allows proper […]