MRI Articles

The technology that drives magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has advanced dramatically in the last two decades, as well as the machines that use the technology. MRI is a categorical term that describes 1.5T MRI, 3T MRI, wide-bore MRI, Highfield MRI, open-MRI, breast-MRI, NeuroQuant® brain MRI, and much more! Not sure what the differences are or which MRI best meets your needs? Tune in to our MRI post page to learn everything you need to know about MRI including the procedure, how to make it more comfortable, what your radiology technologist does for you, what your physician can see, and so much more. If you have questions that aren’t answered here, connect with a Touchstone representative today!

WHAT YOUR CHIROPRACTOR IS LOOKING FOR IN YOUR MRI

Chiropractors primarily use hands-on assessment and x-rays to evaluate your spine. If both of these evaluations appear to be normal, but your neck or back pain persists, your chiropractor may refer you for an MRI to get a closer look.

COMMON CHILDHOOD SPORTS INJURIES AND HOW TOUCHSTONE IMAGING CAN HELP

Join us in today’s post as we review the most common pediatric sports injuries and how medical imaging can help diagnose them and develop a treatment plan to successfully recover and even strengthen the area that was injured.

MARCH IS NATIONAL TBI AWARENESS MONTH

To help bring awareness to the real concern and potential consequences of concussion and TBI, March is designated as National TBI Awareness Month.

MRI MACHINES 101: UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCES

In today’s post, we discuss the differences between these machines and what you can expect when you make an appointment for an MRI scan at a Touchstone Imaging center near you.

WAYS YOUR MRI TECHNOLOGIST HELPS MAKE THE PROCEDURE MORE COMFORTABLE

Fret not, your MRI technician is well aware that the average citizen is uncomfortable with the thought of an MRI based on either the fear of the unknown or as a result of negative experiences by a friend or family member.

CLAUSTROPHOBIA AND MRI

In today’s post, we will review some of the ways that you and your MRI technologist can help reduce your anxieties and things that naturally help.

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN MRI AND CT SCAN

In today’s post, we will review the difference between an MRI and a CT scan is and which one is the better option for you.

HOW TO PREPARE YOURSELF AND YOUR CHILD FOR THEIR MRI

At Touchstone Medical Imaging, we make every effort to keep our patients comfortable, and that means explaining the procedure in a way that the patient can understand, even our smallest ones!

TIPS TO MAKE YOUR MRI MORE COMFORTABLE

Join us in today’s post as we discuss some things you can do to help make your MRI experience more comfortable.

FAQ ABOUT MRI

Medical imaging is our sole service, so when you ask your questions to our staff, you can bet you are getting evidence-based answers that are backed by research and experience.

TOUCHSTONE MEDICAL IMAGING NOW OFFERS NEUROQUANT® BRAIN MRI

NeuroQuant® brain MRI is a new and exciting medical imaging option that gives radiologists and neurologists the opportunity to understand traumatic brain injuries and other neurological and psychological disorders.

WHAT CAN’T MEDICAL IMAGING DETECT?

Different forms of medical imaging technologies allow medical professionals to see inside the structures of your body to reveal abnormalities. Here are a few things medical imaging cannot detect.

THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF MRI AND WHAT TO EXPECT

Here, we will discuss some of the MRI machine options and the various kinds of MRI available for different purposes.

WHICH MEDICAL IMAGING EXAM IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

For some ailments, your doctor may recommend a combination of tests to ensure they can get the full picture of what is going on. Here, we will discuss the various options and what your doctor will be looking for.

IS MEDICAL IMAGING DANGEROUS?

To ensure that you are fully informed of all of the risks associated with your medical procedures, we invite you to join us in a discussion of the potential dangers of medical imaging tests.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIOLOGY

Today, there are a variety of procedures that allow doctors to view the inside of your body and make accurate diagnoses. Join us in today’s post when we explore some interesting facts about medical imaging and radiology.

PREPARING KIDS FOR MEDICAL IMAGING

For a parent, not only is the reason behind the imaging concerning, but there could be questions and concerns about the scan itself.

TIPS FOR CALMING YOUR NERVES BEFORE YOUR MRI

Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do to make the process of getting an MRI easier on yourself so you can overcome your fears and get the imaging that you need.

THE HISTORY OF RADIOLOGY

The history of how x-rays and MRIs came to be is a fascinating one, and it’s a story that continues to evolve.