• Five Tips for Dealing with a Recent Injury

    Acute pain management

    Have you suffered a recent musculoskeletal injury? Musculoskeletal injuries tend to have long lasting effects on the body. It is important to receive immediate medical care. It is also important to keep up with pain management and monitoring of the injury. If you have had an injury or any damage to your musculoskeletal system, the following medical treatments are both necessary and beneficial.

    Seek emergency medical care if needed
    Depending on the severity of your injury, you might require emergency medical care. If the injury is to your spine or neck, it might be best to seek medical treatment anyways. It is possible that life threatening symptoms could not show until much later. You might also require emergency medical care if you have a previous injury. Always evalua Continue Reading

  • Medical Imaging for Diagnosis and Treatment

    Diagnostic imaging center

    Radiology uses imaging to diagnose and treat internal diseases. Ever since X-rays were discovered in Germany at the end of the nineteenth century, they have been used to create internal images of the human body and other solid objects. Magnetic resonance imaging or MRIs are now widely used in the medical field to generate two- and three-dimensional images of the human body. Together with the results of other examinations and tests, they are used for diagnosis of a wide range of internal diseases.

    MRIs for diagnosis and treatment
    MRIs are widely used by radiologists, for diagnosis and treatment. At the current time around 30 million MRI scans are performed each year in the U.S. About 22% of these, or 6.6 million, are head scans.
    Getting an MRI scan used to be a v Continue Reading