Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a pain-free, non-invasive medical test used to produce two-dimensional and three-dimensional images by scanning the body into "slices." The procedure uses a combination of radio frequencies and magnetic fields to create images of internal body structures and is beneficial for its ability to detect problems within the body or brain, without surgery.

Essentially mapping the distribution of hydrogen within the body, an MRI is particularly useful for imaging the brain, spine, soft tissue within joints, and the interior structure of bones, as well as detecting nervous system, joint, heart and cancer-related diseases. The entire body is visible to the technique – which does not involve radiation – and poses few known health risks.

High Field MRI vs. Open MRI

There are currently two main types of MRIs available: High Field and Open.

A High Field MRI is the more traditional of the two. For this type, the patient is placed on a bed that moves inside a tube where the body is then scanned. Our state-of-the-art High Field MRI services are delivered through a GESigna HDx 1.5 EchoSpeed 8 Channel MRI.

In contrast, as its name suggests, an Open MRI is done with the patient lying on a bed that is open on three sides. This type does not require patients to be inserted into a tube, providing comfort and reduced anxiety for those fearful of confined spaces. We are the only facility within a 35-mile radius to provide services using this technology.

We offer the following MRI services:
  • Abdomen
  • Pelvis
  • Head
  • Soft Tissue Neck
  • Brain
  • Orbits
  • Maxillofacial Bones
  • Cervical Spine
  • Thoracic Spine
  • Lumbar Spine
  • Extremity
  • Joint