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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One of the most confusing parts about getting an MRI is distinguishing the differences in the types of MRI's. Most people don't even realize there are three different types of MRI's and some patients just go wherever their doctor refers them. Know the differences between MRI types and know which type of MRI is truly open.
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.
There are a lot of questions when it comes to MRI’s. What are they? How do they work? Why do they make such weird noises? How much radiation will I be exposed to? We're constantly hearing patients ask us questions, but two misconceptions seemed to be across the board with each patient. So, we've decided to finally debunk these myths and set the record straight.
The health of our bodies is definitely the most significant issues we all face as we walk through life. However, one of the most necessary parts of a healthy life is continuously looked over. This necessary part of our health is medical imaging. Why does it matter to your health? Here’s why:
Our bones are the framework of our bodies. Having healthy bones are crucial to the health of our body as a whole. More and more, our bones are being neglected and we are seeing elderly patients have osteoporosis at a faster rate than normal. Fight back osteoporosis, and use these tips to maintain a healthy bone structure. Continue reading article>
Everyone, regardless of whether they have a high or low likeliness of developing cancer at some point in their lives, should understand the different steps in the cancer care process, and participate regularly in at least one of them. Let us walk you through the steps of cancer care. Continue reading article>