An elbow X-ray can help find the cause of common signs and symptoms such as pain, tenderness, swelling or a deformity. It can also help to detect broken bones or a dislocated joint. After a broken bone has been set, an X-ray can help show if the bones are aligned correctly and whether they have healed properly. If surgery is required, an X-ray may be taken to assess the results after the operation. Also, an X-ray can help detect cysts, tumors, or other diseases in the bones, including later stages of bone infections.
An X-ray at home Joints - Elbow All views is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues,bones of the Elbow and joints. It is helpful for detecting the broken bones, deformities and dislocation of the bones and joints.