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Prepping for the fall sports season? Here's a common football injury every parents should know about.

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World Cup fever? Keep an eye out for this Injury.

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Spring runners: Beware increased mileage. MRI and Patellar Tendonitis.

With the start of spring, there one thing New Englanders always look forward to: warmer weather. And if you’re a runner, that means the end of treadmill season!  As the Boston Marathon approaches, many runners will be pushing themselves to hit... Continued

MRI & Rotator Cuff Injuries: when you need one & when you don't.

Ahhh…summertime.  Warm weather means outdoor sports, vacations, exercise and …shoulder injuries? That’s right, shoulder injuries. Many classic outdoor activities during the summer months are “overhand/overhead” ones like baseball, softball,... Continued

Head trauma: a serious threat to children athletes. Is an MRI needed?

If your children play football or any contact sport, do they face the risk of injuring their head? Yes. If he or she never experiences a concussion, are they risk-free from any negative changes in the brain? No. Continued

Marathon Aftermath: MRI for Runner's Injury, Plantar Fasciitis

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

Education on sports-related concussions and MRI

'Tis the season – spring sports have begun. Every year, millions of school-aged children participate in sports, exposing them to the benefits of team work, exercise and perseverance; but also the risk of injury. A study from the Center for... Continued

The Benefits of MRI for Sports-related Concussion from Shields MRI

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Thumb MRI & Sports injuries of the thumb

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

Torn Quadricep - as seen on an MRI

As the New England Patriots place Stephen Gostkowski on the injured reserve due to a torn quadricep & Shayne Graham steps in as the #1 kicker, folks are asking what does a tear look like on an MRI? Continued

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