Millions of MRI scans are ordered in the US every year, which points to high demand for this type of imaging technique. While the standard in the industry is the traditional closed, lay-down MRI, it can… Read more »
Everyone has had back pain or knows someone who has back pain. It is no surprise then to find that back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. It costs Americans $50 billion in… Read more »
With an MRI, doctors are able to examine the tissues and internal organs with high details. As a painless method, it reveals injuries and detects infections.
Did you know that there are three different types of MRI? The upright MRI, or stand-up MRI, the open MRI, and the traditional closed version. In this post, we discuss the benefits and differences between an open MRI and a closed MRI.
Did you know there is a difference between hospitals and outpatient imaging centers when it comes to MRIs? Here are eight reasons why you should consider an imaging center if you need an MRI.
If you’re experiencing pain, it may be best to get checked using an open MRI. Read on to learn about the top 3 benefits of an open MRI. Something’s been bothering you and you’re not… Read more »
Unlike the familiar traditional closed MRI scanners which require a patient to be scanned in a narrow, enclosed tunnel, an Open Upright MRI allows a patient to sit, stand, bend, or even lay down for their scans.
At a recent continuing education class at Dr’s Lodge, Matthew Powell, a personal injury trial lawyer, gave a presentation in which he referred to the stand-up MRI as the Stradivarius of MRI scanners.