X-rays are often taken on most patients to give the doctor an inside look at what is going on with the bone structure of the entire spine and surrounding skeletal structure. From this x-ray, the doctor can tell your current spine angles as well as any potential further issues including the potential for additional information such as an MRI.
If I can't see it - I shouldn't treat it.
After high quality digital x-rays are read by an M.D. a detailed report will be provided.