What does a broken collarbone /clavicle look like on a CT scan?
Shields Health Care Group Blog
Soccer, football and marathon training are in full swing and we are seeing an infux of patients with an injury to the hamstring.
Marc Savard and Don Hasselback have raised awareness of concussions and the toll head trauma can take on the individual, as an athlete and in everyday life.
Media sources report Kevin Faulk of the New England Patriots may have suffered a torn ACL. That is, a tear in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The knee’s four main ligaments tether the tibia (shin bone) to the femur (thigh bone). These ligaments meet at the knee. The ACL is vital for stabilization and limit hyper-rotation of the knee joint.
Generally speaking you can get a high-quality MRI scan in a comfortable setting regardless of your body size. Access to care is not driven by body size though your personal comfort may come into play. In fact, professional athletes of all shapes and sizes have completed an MRI scan or two!