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.
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.
Every person, in every profession, should be recognized for the amazing work they put into their field. For us, doctor appreciation day is more than just thanking our doctors for everything they do for us, but really learning why we celebrate the importance of doctors in the community.
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:
We all know someone who has had cancer. It’s a disease that impacts so many people’s lives, it’s something that we all try and avoid. Yet, the chances of a person getting cancer in their lifetime are higher than ever. Everyone wants to lessen their risk for developing cancer, and the time to start is now.
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>
February 14th. The day of love, it’s coming up. For people who aren’t in relationships this holiday can be an annoyance that doesn’t end for the entire month of February. It can be a lot to deal with, but this year we want it to be different. On Valentine’s Day, we should all learn to love ourselves. 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>