An ankle X-ray can help find the cause of symptoms such as pain, tenderness, and swelling, or deformity of the ankle joint. It can detect broken bones or a dislocated joint. After a broken bone has been set, an X-ray can help determine whether the bones are in proper alignment and whether they have healed properly.
If surgery is required, an X-ray can help in planning the procedure and to assess the results after it. Also, an X-ray can help to detect cysts, tumors, later stage infections, fluid in the joint, and other diseases in the bones of the ankle.
An X-ray at home Joints - Ankle All views is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and Ankle bones. It helps to determine the dislocation of the joints, fractures and deformities of the Ankle.