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  • What to Expect when You get an Ultrasound

    What to Expect when You get an Ultrasound

    An ultrasound is a safe, painless, and quick way to see inside your body by using soundwaves. Most ultrasound scans do not require any preparation, but there are a few exceptions.

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  • When is an MRI useful for Cervical Pain?

    When is an MRI useful for Cervical Pain?

    An MRI is a very safe and painless diagnostic test that uses radio waves and magnetic fields to create very detailed images of the structures inside your body. Unlike X-rays that only visualize the bone abnormalities, the MRI can visualize bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and muscles. Let’s consider some situations where an MRI is useful to help diagnose the cause of neck, shoulder, or arm pain.

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  • Advantages to using Non-Hospital MRI and CT Scan Centers

    Advantages to using Non-Hospital MRI and CT Scan Centers

    Most people get advanced imaging studies such as MRI or CT scans performed at a hospital rather than a independent diagnostic imaging center. Perhaps they believe mistakenly that hospitals can provide better quality images or that the charges at an independent imaging center may be high. Nothing could be further from the truth! Allow us to shatter these myths and then some.

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  • How to Prepare My Child for an MRI?

    How to Prepare My Child for an MRI?

    Bumps and bruises are a normal part of childhood for energetic and active kids. Occasionally, if your child is injured or not feeling well, an MRI may be recommended to fully evaluate the condition. Being in the unfamiliar setting of the MRI room can make the child a bit anxious.

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  • Important Questions to Consider when Choosing an MRI Facility

    Important Questions to Consider when Choosing an MRI Facility

    Injuries or accidents occur unexpectedly leaving you no choice but to deal with the situation. Also, there are times when your doctor needs to look further into your medical condition and will order a radiology test to get pictures of your insides (anatomy). X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans and Ultrasounds are the radiology tests commonly used to do this and you will be sent to the hospital or outpatient imaging facility (commonly called an MRI Facility).

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