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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a scanner that takes cross-sectional images of the body. It is used to evaluate tissues of the head, neck, chest, limbs, abdomen, and pelvis. MRI is a very safe procedure; sedation may be used for infants, small children, or adults who are claustrophobic.
Sprains and StrainsAn injury to a ligament is called a sprain, while an injury to a muscle or tendon is called a strain. Symptoms and signs include pain, swelling, bruising, and decreased range of motion. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation of the injury is the standard treatment for sprains and strains.
Tendinitis HealthTendinitis (sometimes spelled "tendonitis") is inflammation of the tendon, commonly in the wrist, knee, or elbow. Overuse and repetitive motion are common causes. Symptoms and signs include pain and swelling. Treatment incorporates rest, icing and elevating the affected area, and taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
UltrasoundUltrasound (sonography, Doppler study) is a non-invasive diagnostic medical procedure performed to exam the internal organs and tissues of the body. There are several types of ultrasound and several areas and structures in the body that can be viewed with ultrasound. Ultrasound is commonly used to examine the fetus during pregnancy.
Understanding X-xaysX-Rays are a form of radiation used to image solid forms inside the body. X-rays are administered by radiologists for many different routine tests, such as mammograms, checking for broken bones, upper GI series, and dental exams, among others. Radiologists carefully monitor the X-ray equipment to make sure the patient receives the smallest dose of radiation possible.
Ultrasound (sonography, Doppler study) is a non-invasive diagnostic medical procedure performed to exam the internal organs and tissues of the body. There are several types of ultrasound and several areas and structures in the body that can be viewed with ultrasound. Ultrasound is commonly used to examine the fetus during pregnancy.
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