Orthoroentgenogram (Hip to Ankle)
ROUTINES: AP of entire lower extremity from hip to ankle.
FOCAL SPOT: Large
IMAGING PLATE: Long CR femoral cassette
CENTRAL RAY: Perpendicular to the cassette.
Measure through the lumbar spine area.
If the patient has a large belly, have them pull up their belly, making sure to have their hand out of the way of the hip, to flatten their belly and bring it up.