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Is xray standard for a first podiatry visit?

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I saw a podiatrist for pain in my achilles tendon. I would get pain in the morning when getting out of bed, and also when getting up after sitting or laying down for a period of time. I told him that I thought I injured it from exercising. Would an xray be standard protocol for a visit such as that?

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I generally advise a weight bearing X-Ray of the feet and ankle after the initial assessment to check for misalignments in the joints of the foot or to rule out any other problems.

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I generally advise a weight bearing X-Ray of the feet and ankle after the initial assessment to check for misalignments in the joints of the foot or to rule out any other problems.

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Probably not; but in this environment many would in case it was cancer and they don't want to get sued.

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