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Open Upright MRI Posts

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Is it Safe to Get an MRI with my Implant?

Think you can’t get an MRI with your implant? Think again.

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How to Avoid a Bad MRI Scan

How can you make sure you don’t need to get your MRI done a second time?

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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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Coils for the Open Upright MRI

Video on MRI CoilsWatch this video on the various coils that are used for exams on the Open Upright MRI. 

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I’m Getting an MRI, so What’s a Coil?

Head Coil in Open Upright MRIA coil helps the MR machine gather high-quality images of a specific body part and is essential in generating images.

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What type of MRI machine is right for me?

Did you know that not all MRI machines look the same? There is a WIDE difference in this unique scanner technology. Know your options. 

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MRI Patients: Why a Subspecialized Radiologist Makes a Difference

Understand the difference between a General Diagnostic Radiologist and a Subspecialized Radiologist. The doctor viewing your medical images and writing the report is critical in identifying the right diagnosis to help your provider determine the best treatment path.

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Breathing Techniques to Help with MRI Claustrophobia

If you’ve ever taken a deep breath before tackling something that makes you fearful, you’ve experienced the power of the inhale and the exhale. 

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Managing Claustrophobia When You Need an MRI

For many patients, the idea of getting an MRI causes feelings of anxiety. Not only in the uncertainty of the results, but in getting through the exam itself. This video offers helpful tips from Seattle-based yoga instructor explaining breathing techniques and additional recommendations from a therapist on getting through situations that make us uncomfortable.  

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How to Get Through an MRI if You’re Claustrophobic

Claustrophobia and a traditional MRI don't often mix well. For people who experience fear or anxiety when in an enclosed space, there are options to completing an MRI comfortably.  

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