1. The History of Radiology, MRIs, and X-Rays: Part I

    Most of us will have some form of x-ray at some point in our life. Whether a childhood injury pointed to a potential fracture, or a lasting cough led to a lung scan, there are plenty of reasons why someone might end up having an x-ray or MRI. Yet, this somewhat modern technology is a convenience and privilege that has had an interesting past. The history of how x-rays and MRIs came to be is a fasc…Read More

  2. What to Expect With Each Medical Imaging Modality

    In the field of medical imaging we all have a basic understanding of what a CT scan and MRI are, but do you know why the tests are being ordered by your healthcare practitioner? In today’s post, we’ll delve into medical imaging diagnostics and why they’re performed, how they work, and the potential risks involved with each one. If medical imaging such as an x-ray, MRI, or CT scan has been or…Read More

  3. Discover Our Amazing 4D Baby Scan Services

    Ultrasounds have been used in a medical setting since 1956. They are an incredibly useful tool for physicians, giving a peek at the inner workings of the body and helping with diagnosis of issues within the internal organs. One of the best known uses of ultrasounds is during pregnancy. Almost all women under a physician's care during their pregnancy will have at least one ultrasound. It usually oc…Read More

  4. Important Questions to Ask Before Your Medical Imaging Appointment

    Medical imaging is an extremely important and needed medical modality, as it helps decipher broken bones, bowel obstructions, cysts, and cancer. The information that X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans provide to both the patient and physician are invaluable in understanding the information each one provides is crucial. If you’re advocating for your health it’s important to know if the medical imaging …Read More

  5. Tips for Calming Your Nerves Before Your MRI

    Claustrophobia is a fear of being confined to a small space. It’s difficult to know how many people in the United States suffer from claustrophobia because the severity of the fear can vary greatly and could get better or worse over time. Some people might be okay in a small room but terrified of being trapped in an elevator; others with claustrophobia might be fine in the elevator but terrified…Read More

  6. Why Bone Density Matters

    According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, “approximately 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density.” Osteoporosis is a disease which causes a loss of density within the bones, making them weak and prone to fractures. It’s a serious condition that can have a huge negative impact on your quality of life and the activities that you are able to …Read More

  7. How Ultrasound Imaging is Useful

    Ultrasound imaging is an extremely useful tool, in that, it can be used to observe the hard-to-see places of our bodies. The most known use of ultrasound imaging is to see within the stomachs of to-be mothers. By using this high-level technology ultrasonographers can look inside the belly and observe how the fetus is developing and growing. The ability to use an ultrasound also provides mothers an…Read More

  8. Preparing Kids For Medical Imaging

    Many kids have at least one type of medical imaging done during their childhood. From sudden aches and pains, to an object up the nose, to injuries from sports or play, there are many reasons that a child may need medical imaging. For a parent, not only is the reason behind the imaging concerning, but there could be questions and concerns about the scan itself. Is it safe for a growing child? Will…Read More

  9. What to Expect: Medical Imaging

    If you have never received medical imaging, your first x-ray, MRI, or CT scan can seem intimidating. As with most things, being armed with a little information about the process can make the experience more enjoyable. Read on to learn what to expect when you go to an imaging center, and what you can do as a patient to ensure that the the visit goes smoothly and you receive the best quality imaging…Read More

  10. The Benefits of Medical Imaging

    It is common for doctors and other providers to order CT or MRI scans and we sometimes take these medical marvels for granted. Medical imaging has dramatically changed the way that medicine is practiced, and has made the detection, prevention, and treatment of diseases much more effective and efficient. Just how has medical imaging impacted the way medicine is practiced, and how has this helped ou…Read More