Breaking a bone is never fun, and it’s especially awful during the summertime. However, we live in a magical time where there are thousands of shows available to stream as you please. While your friends are outside in the sweltering heat, enjoy resting up in the cool AC and binging shows on Netflix. We’re here to help you out by adding these must sees to your list:
What is an MRI? MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. An MRI scanner allows physicians to look inside the body without using surgery, harmful dyes, or X-rays. The MRI scanner uses magnets, radio waves and computers to develop clear images of the human anatomy. MRIs give better images than any other diagnostic imaging equipment out there. If this is your first time getting an MRI, you may believe that the experience may be uncomfortable and overwhelming. Luckily, there are now a couple different options when you go for an MRI depending on your preferences and the recommendation of your doctor.
June has been declared National Scoliosis Awareness Month in an effort to increase awareness of the spinal disorder. Scoliosis is a disorder that causes an abnormal curve of the spine and backbone that if left untreated could lead to further health complications. Scoliosis affects about 3% of the U.S. population. Scoliosis is commonly developed in children between ages 10 and 15 and is about two times more common in girls than boys.
Don’t think art and radiology go together? Think again! Art can be used in multiple ways to create a bridge between human emotion and science. Whether it’s helping children overcome the fear of an MRI machine or to understand what is happening inside an opera singer’s mouth when they perform. To gain a better understanding of how radiology and art correlate check out these radiology art pieces.
A sprained or broken ankle is a painful experience and both can be caused by similar injuries. Here are some tips to help you distinguish a fracture from a sprain