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Northern Minnesota Viewpoints Blog

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5 Ways Women Can Avoid Sports-related Injuries

Due to smaller muscles and looser tendons, women are more likely than men to suffer from a sports related injury. Here are five tips on how you can protect yourself during your next trip to the gym.

The Best MRI Option for a Big Man

We put our MRI machine to the test with a broad-shouldered former football player. Can a big man comfortably fit in the machine?

In the Field of Radiology You Need a Subspecialist, not a Generalist

Whether you’re getting a mammogram or a brain scan, here’s why a subspecialized radiologist makes a difference.

Does My MRI Fear Mean I am Truly Claustrophobic?

If you work with MRI patients, you may start to wonder if everyone is at least a little bit claustrophobic. Our technologists are experts at helping patients with fears complete their exams.

How to Measure Pain: Going Beyond the Smiley Face

There’s more to assessing pain than a smiley face scale. Here’s how our doctors figure out what’s really going on.

Are Pain Injections Right for You?

A single injection can help a patient turn a corner. If you're suffering from pain, learn how pain injections can help you. 

How Open Upright MRI Helps Claustrophobic Patients

Does an Open Upright MRI really help claustrophobic patients? Watch Penny's story and find out. 


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