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Geisinger Neurosurgical Spine

Diagnostic tools

Understanding your pain is the first step

At Geisinger, advanced testing methods will help your team of specialists uncover the characteristics of the spine condition or disorder you are facing. The types of tests you will undergo will be customized to your particular situation and need - helping to establish a clear path forward to developing the best treatment or therapy to resolve your condition and restore your mobility.

Diagnostic testing methods might  include:

  • MRI scan
  • CT scan
  • Bone scan
  • Discogram
  • Electromyogram (EMG)
  • Facet joint block
  • Lab tests
  • Myelogram
  • Somatosensory evoked potential
  • X-ray