7 Reasons To Always Be Thankful

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7 Reasons To Always Be Thankful

When you’re busy with your day to day routine, it can be easy to become overwhelmed with the stresses of life. During the holiday season, you can take the time to reflect on all the things you have to be thankful for. We’ve given you a list of things to truly be thankful for year around.

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5 Ways To Ease MRI Claustrophobia

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5 Ways To Ease MRI Claustrophobia

One of the biggest concerns for patients undergoing an MRI is claustrophobia. Whether or not you suffer from claustrophobia on a daily basis, scan anxiety can occur and make MRI's more stressful process. Fortunately, at Northeast Nebraska Imaging we specialize in Open MRI technology which offers more room for claustrophobic patients. If you are still concerned about your MRI, here are a few more tips that will ease your claustrophobia

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5 Tips For Identifying Osteoporosis

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5 Tips For Identifying Osteoporosis

Bones essential hold together the entire body, and overall bone health is imperative to preventing breaks and fractures. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses bone density or simply doesn’t produce enough calcium or vitamin D. With approximately 54 million Americans diagnosed with osteoporosis, we thought we'd provide tips to help identify the warning signs for this common bone disease. 

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The Importance of Early Detection And Breast MRI’s

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The Importance of Early Detection And Breast MRI’s

During the month of October, spreading breast cancer awareness is of utmost importance.  We encourage you to undergo your annual mammogram and be proactive about your breast health. While mammograms and ultrasounds are both effective breast imaging tests, MRI’s play an important role in screening for breast cancer. Let’s take a closer look at how our favorite imaging test is used to fight breast cancer.

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3 Incredibly Useful Wearable Technology

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3 Incredibly Useful Wearable Technology

There is a growing percentage of technology that is serving a significant role in our lives. Wearable technology is changing the way we view our health and helping us make lifestyle modifications. Here are some of the most useful wearable tech for healthcare:

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6 Similarities Between Cats And Radiologists

You might not love your radiologist as much as your cat (and you probably shouldn't, that'd be weird), but your radiologist sure does love treating you. Finding out what's troubling you so you can get better is their passion and purpose. Our radiologists want you to know that. If you still don't believe that they are similar to your cat then here are some reasons:

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How To Make Your Child Feel Comfortable During An MRI

An MRI can be a stressful experience at any age, but it’s especially stressful if your child needs one. Even though it’s a completely safe exam, it may be hard to help your child overcome the fear of entering the MRI machine. To ensure your child has the best experience possible, we have provided some tips to comfort your child during their MRI.

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Summer Health: Preventing and Treating Mosquito Bites

Summer is here again and that means more time outdoors! While you are outside and taking part in activities - like camping and bonfires - it’s important to protect yourself from mosquitos and other insects. Mosquitos have been known to spread diseases such as West Nile virus, Zika, Malaria, and Yellow Fever. These risks are increased if you’re spending time in tropical or foreign destinations.  

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When should I get an MRI?

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When should I get an MRI?

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a diagnostic tool that produces clear images of the internal anatomy of the body and is used to detect abnormalities. While MRIs are one of the most accurate imaging devices in medicine, it can still be difficult to determine if you may be in need of one. Let us help you by highlighting what may qualify you for an MRI. 

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Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

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Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Sadly, 47 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementias worldwide. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that slowly destroys a person’s memory and impairs their speech, thinking, and behavior.

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4 Stretches To Help Strengthen Bones

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4 Stretches To Help Strengthen Bones

The best exercises for building and maintaining strong bones are weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening exercises. However, before you exercise you should stretch to prevent injury. Here are four stretches that will help improve your bone strength

 

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7 Ways To Be More Comfortable During An MRI

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 Northeast Nebraska Imaging, we stress the important of our patients in our services and quality care. If you're nervous for your scan, here are a few ways you can feel a bit more comfortable during your MRI.

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