Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) offers the most detailed, accurate diagnostic views of your body’s insides. LA MRI Center, Inc. in Koreatown, Los Angeles, California, uses MRI medical imaging to help determine the cause of pain, dysfunction and other distressing symptoms in all parts of the body. Call LA MRI Center, Inc. to learn about the benefits of MRI medical imaging, or schedule a consultation online today.
MRI medical imaging combines large magnets, radio frequencies, and computer technology to create images of the structures inside your body. MRI images are highly detailed, ensuring your provider has a clear view of your:
LA MRI Center, Inc. uses Hitachi Airis II™ Open MRI. This state-of-the-art technology doesn’t use the enclosed cylinder typical of traditional MRIs; instead, the open-plan device reduces the risk of claustrophobia during your procedure.
MRI medical imaging is a safe way to identify tissue and organ damage or disease. You might require MRI medical imaging at LA MRI Center, Inc. if your provider needs to see parts of your body in greater detail. Common reasons for MRI medical imaging referrals include diagnosing the following problems:
MRI medical imaging is also an effective way to evaluate certain infections.
During the MRI, you lie on a treatment bed while the large magnets transmit radiofrequency sound waves into your body. You won’t feel this happening; just hear the machine making some noise as it works.
The technician operates the MRI from a separate area but they can see you, and you can communicate with them if you have any problems. MRIs take about 30-35 per body part that’s examined.
Call LA MRI Center, Inc. to learn how you could benefit from MRI medical imaging, or book an appointment online today.