"ULTRA SHORT BORE" HIGH FIELD MRI - Commonly used for imaging all body parts. But, it is most practical for joints, spine, and brain imaging. As you may already know, the MRI is superior to conventional X-rays. The MRI creates images without using radiation. It can also show ligaments, tendons and soft tissues NOT seen in X-Rays. Our High Field MRI is great for Claustrophobic patients because the bore/tube is only 4 feet deep. This means that your head is outside the bore for all scans below the shoulders. It can accommodate patients up to 400 pounds.
SPIRAL CT - Primarily used for imaging all internal organs of the body and brain. It is the ideal modality for internal organs because it can create images while the patient holds their breath to prevent motion. It does use minimal exposure to radiation which is controlled in many ways. Claustrophobia is usually not an issue with CT Scans. Our machine can accommodate patients up to 400 pounds.
3D/4D ULTRASOUND - Primarily used as a cost effective, non radiating way to image internal organs and masses. It does not use any radiation to create images. It uses sound waves to create it's images. It can also measure blood flow in arteries, veins and the heart. This is the only modality that can produce a "Live Action" picture as the image is being acquired. We can scan anyone with ultrasound, however if they are extremely obese it may be difficult to see certain anatomy.