During your MRI you will lie on a padded table. We do our best to make you feel as comfortable as possible. The table then moves into the MRI machine. It is very important that you lie as still as possible so the best possible picture can be obtained. During the exam you may hear loud knocking sounds.
The most common diagnostic imaging technologies used by radiologists are the following: X-ray– This medical imaging technology uses low-dose radiation and a specialized plate to produce images of inside the body, especially the bones and joints. Digital X-rays use less radiation and are often used for that reason. Computerized tomography (CT) scan– This medical imaging
A computerized tomography scan, also known as a CT or CAT scan, emits beams of x-rays through the body to generate images of soft tissue, bones, cancers, vascular disease, heart disease, and/or infections. When individuals need a CT scan, they will lay flat on a table that moves gently into a high-powered scanning machine. After
At Specialty Imaging, we are now able to do lung cancer screening; a low-dose CT scan for high risk patients. We are offering a set price of only $99 for the screening. The American Cancer Society recommends annual lung cancer screening for certain people at higher risk for lung cancer who meet the following conditions:
We understand that MRI’s can be intimidating. Whether you suffer from claustrophobia or have never had an MRI scan, rest assured that MRI’s are not painful or scary. At Specialty Imaging, we stress the importance of our patients in our services and quality care. If you’re nervous for your scan, here are a few ways