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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
The plantar fascia is a band of thick connective tissue on the bottom of the foot which supports the arch. It extends from calcaneus to the metatarsal bones like a cable connecting the front and back portions of the foot. Abnormalities of the... Continued
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