Typically taken of joints or fracture parts held in a ‘stressed’ position. These xrays are usually done to test the stability of the joint or to check union of a fracture. Depending upon the type of stress, the xrays can further be prefixed by stress applied. For example varus or valgus.« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.