You don't have to be a radiologist to see what's wrong in THIS picture. While the pictures above are a fun way of showing a price difference, its a very real scenario in Massachusetts. The fact is that the price of an MRI in Massachusetts can vary... Continued
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If you drove by Shields MRI in Framingham on black Friday this year, you'd have seen a line of MRI shoppers out the door beginning at just after midnight. Continued
Claustrophobia is a serious condition that may prevent patients from having a medically necessary MRI scan. Many people get nervous about the prospect of getting into an MRI scanner because of its reputation for being enclosed and narrow. Continued
For spectators and fans, the 118th Boston Marathon ended yesterday; but for many runners, the 26.2 mile run-of-a-lifetime will stay with them for weeks - even months- through the pain of injury. In fact, incidence rates for injuries reported for... Continued
We found that one of the top items on shields.com that people are looking for information on is an MR arthrogram. Since so many people are interested in this topic, we thought we should provide some additional information. Continued
Everyone is encouraging patients to “shop around” for their healthcare. But that can be confusing when you don’t know exactly what to look for with an MRI! What machine is best? What questions should I ask? What does a 1.5T even mean? Continued
Sports related thumb injuries are relatively common. These injuries can involve bone, joints, tendons, ligaments, or muscles. They can be quite incapacitating since the thumb is responsible for 50% of hand function Continued