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Seeing Beyond X-Rays: The Power of Weight Bearing CT Scans in Patient Care

In patient evaluations, doctors typically rely on physical exams and weight bearing x-rays to assess foot conditions. However, weight bearing CT (WBCT) technology has changed this process, providing a wealth of crucial information for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.

In this video, Lew Schon, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon at Mercy Medical discusses how getting a WBCT has changed the course of treatment for his patients.

“The weight bearing CT scan was illuminating to me and then back to the patient. They suddenly understood what I was recommending, why I was recommending it, and they could see that deformity and envision the correction,” said dr. Schon.

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