X-ray Lumbosacral Spine AP/LAT/Extension/Flexion - Test, Procedure & Cost

X-ray Lumbosacral Spine AP/LAT/Extension/Flexion

X-ray Lumbosacral Spine AP/LAT/Extension/Flexion

What is an X-ray Lumbosacral Spine Extension & Flexion (AP/LAT View) Test?

An X-ray of the LS spine (lumbosacral spine) test is used to visualize the region of the lower back composed of the five lumbar vertebrae (L1 to L5) and the sacrum (a triangular bone at the end of the spine).

Why is it Done? 

  • To find the reason for long-lasting lower back discomfort
  • To check for spinal fractures (vertebrae)
  • To diagnose spine tumors, arthritis, osteoporosis, or infections
  • To detect probable disc issues such as spondylolisthesis or disc degeneration
  • To examine for anomalies in the spine's curvature, such as lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, or birth deformities.

What is the Procedure for the Lumbosacral Spine Extension & Flexion (AP/LAT View) Radiograph Test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • Before the X-ray, you might be asked to go to the bathroom and empty your bladder. You should wear loose-fitting clothing.
  • Notify your technician if you are pregnant, as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of LS Spine Extension & Flexion (AP/LAT View) Radiology Test in Delhi

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Lumbosacral Spine Extension & Flexion (AP/LAT View) Test in Delhi starts at INR 1400.



Test Type X-ray Lumbosacral Spine AP/LAT/Extension/Flexion
  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Fasting is not required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription if any
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.

4-6 hours

Test Price: ₹ 1400
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