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Athletes are so determined to get back in the game after they are injured. Here's how they often approach treatment and what doctors have to say about it.
Dedication takes distance runners a long way, but sometimes they need medical help. Here’s the story of a CDI patient headed for the Boston Marathon. She wasn’t about to Marathon runnerslet a foot injury keep her from her goals.
Sudden and debilitating neck pain brought Jen Newcomb’s life to a screeching halt. She was in so much pain she couldn’t lift her arms to put on a shirt. She soon found out a disc in her neck was pushing on her spinal cord and there was little in the way of relief when it came to chiropractic or physical therapy options. Read what Jen did next...
A myelogram combines an image-guided injection with a follow-up CT scan to accurately determine the source of your back pain. This overview also includes a brief illustrated video to help further explain the exam.
Understand the benefits of medical imaging and feel confident in asking your provider if the exam will influence your treatment plan. Where you go for an MRI is up to you, so learn how to compare quality and costs among imaging providers to ensure you are getting high-value care.
CDI-Puget Sound contributed an article on Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections to Seattle's Raise The Bar organization. Read on to discover how a single injection helps patients reduce pain to keep up an active lifestyle.
Pain can be frustrating, especially when the cause is unclear. An Arthrogram can help shine a light onto the cause behind your joint pain symptoms to help your doctor determine the best course of action. Read more and watch an illustrated video.
As we move quickly toward Spring, many of us will suffer from seasonal sinus pressure, pain, congestion and irritation. While this may be an acute case of sinusitis, which is a temporary infection, you may have chronic sinusitis if your symptoms don’t go away. Learn the three steps you can take to get answers and relief.
Where you go for imaging, like an MRI, is up to you. Consider cost and quality when evaluating providers as care varies depending on where you go. The results of your diagnostic imaging may dramatically influence your care cycle, so be an active participant in this critical decision.
Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) announces the promotion of veteran CDI executive Linda Bagley to Chief Information Officer, effective March 1, 2015.