If you are a chiropractor and your office is still equipped with a traditional X-ray machine instead of a digital one, then you may not understand all of the benefits that digital X-ray machines offer today's medical practitioners. Before you invest more money in traditional X-ray machine repairs or purchase more film, read on to learn about three benefits digital X-ray systems offer chiropractors.
1. Expose Patients and Staff to Less Radiation & Contrast Dyes
Have you been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea? If so, you might be relieved to know that it is a fairly common sleep disorder. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the muscles in the throat relax during sleep. The relaxed muscles cause the airway to become narrowed or obstructed. When the airway is blocked, it prevents normal breathing during sleep. Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea usually include loud snoring, gasping for air, and abrupt awakenings.