You’ve had an injury, and now you are not feeling right, but you’re not quite sure what is wrong. If you are suffering from an orthopedic injury, your medical provider may recommend you receive an MRI. This diagnostic test allows our doctors to see your condition in greater detail – but how? Let’s Read More
MRI’s: Why it’s Done?
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a diagnostic imaging technique often recommended by doctors for diagnostic purposes. MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves (generated by a computer) to create detailed images of the tissues and organs of the body. If you suffer from a musculoskeletal issue Read More
Facts You Need to Know About MRIs
If you sustain orthopedic damage due to cartilage tear, ligament disruption, arthritis, or tendonitis, your orthopedic doctor might have recommended magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Magnetic resonance imaging is a medical diagnostic imaging technique that uses a strong magnetic field and Read More
How long do MRIs take to complete?
An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine can produce high-resolution images of organs, tissues, and bones. Unlike X-rays and CT scanners, an MRI uses large magnets and sound waves to create images. It is an important tool for diagnostic imaging and may be recommended if X-rays and CT scans do not Read More
What Can an MRI Tell the Orthopedic Surgeon About My Injury?
It's no surprise that the growing popularity of organized sports and exercises comes with an increased frequency of orthopedic injuries. While minor injuries or bruises can heal themselves with rest and icing, getting a severe and painful injury that decreases mobility requires professional medical Read More
How an MRI Machine Works for Orthopedics
An MRI is commonly used by doctors to examine an injury and get a good look at bones and soft tissues. An X-ray produces good images of bones, but for a comprehensive view of an injury, including possible tears and damage to nerves, muscles, cartilage, and ligaments, a doctor may order an Read More
What Is Fluoroscopy?
There are many imaging tests used in the medical field today. Each offers different benefits and risks. One such imaging test is called the fluoroscopy. Fluoroscopy is an imaging technique that utilizes a continuous high-resolution X-ray that is connected to a monitor, allowing your physician to Read More
Differences Between MRIs and Ultrasounds
When you see your doctor for musculoskeletal pain, they may request imaging tests to get a good look at what could be causing your symptoms, to determine the underlying cause, and to give you an accurate diagnosis. The two most commonly used image-guided diagnostic tools are the ultrasound and the Read More