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Artists from the “Artists by the Lake” club at the Lakeview Recreation Center in Sun City, AZ paint a stunning wall mural to improve the patient experience in the mammography suite at Insight Imaging - West Thunderbird.
Early detection is the key to saving lives. That’s the mantra Dr. Timothy Blackwelder repeats day after day to his patients. He’s a diagnostic radiologist specializing in breast cancer. Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Federal Way and Lakewood, WA is now partnering with Dr. Blackwelder’s team at the Breast Diagnostic Center to provide patients with breast MRIs.
When it comes to breast care, getting the right test at the right time for early diagnosis is critical. CDI now offers Breast MRI services at outpatient centers in the South Sound.
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.