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A five-minute test is giving patients valuable insight into their five-year heart disease risk.
When you find out you need an arthrogram, you may instantly think “big needles?!?” We’re taking the fear of the unknown out of the procedure by walking you through what to expect from an MRI arthrogram.
From elite athletes to weekend warriors, Dr. Garrett Hyman sees all kinds of sports-related injuries at Lake Washington Sports & Spine in Bellevue, WA. See why he turns to CDI.
Most of our patients don’t start their medical journey at CDI. Instead, their health care provider refers them for advanced imaging and often recommends CDI. Learn why M.D.s prefer CDI for Breast MRI.
Have you heard of a fear ladder? It’s just one technique for conquering claustrophobia suggested by Dr. Todd Farchione of Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. He gives patients great real-world ways to practice at home for their MRI scan.
When it comes to pain management, Michelle Murphy, ARNP of Murphy Family & Wellness Integrated Pain Management in Puyallup, WA often refers her patients to CDI. Here’s why:
Determination can sometimes conquer claustrophobia. But when it can’t, there’s the High-field Open MRI. We talk to a CDI technologist who helps dozens of patients conquer their fears every week.
What is it about endurance athletes that keeps them so focused on the finish line? Meet Brad Williams, the owner of a bike shop in Kent, WA and a triathlete. He came to CDI with lower back pain that threatened to derail his goal of competing in the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Ironman. Here’s what happened:
Aromatherapy? Sleep masks? Sounds like a spa, but we’re talking about MRIs. CDI technologists aren’t exactly magicians, but they do use a lot of distraction techniques to help nervous patients get through exams. Learn more about their tried-and-true tactics.