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What is a hand MRI?

A hand MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) uses a magnetic field to generate images of the extremity. These images will show the health of the bone as well as of any soft tissues. This scan helps reveal ligament and tendon injuries, as well as any fluid or swelling . Furthermore, it Read more…

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What is an Abdomen MRI

Abdomen MRI is a procedure that uses strong magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the inside of the abdomen. MRI’s differ from x-rays because they do not expose the patient to harmful radiation. In addition, abdominal MRI’s assist with the diagnoses of growths, and the evaluation of organs. Read more…

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Standup vs Open vs Closed MRI Machines

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging procedure that uses a large magnet, radio frequencies, and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body. MRI does not use radiation, as do X-rays or CT scans. Patients have choices when it comes to imaging needs, especially Read more…

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Referrals for MRI in California

Referrals for MRIs in California Doctors continue to refer patients for MRI, CT, and Ultrasound scans to assist in the treatment of various conditions.  While these medical scans work great in pinpointing different issues in one’s body, the financial burden of getting an MRI scan is another piece to consider. Read more…

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