Tag: MRI scans:

Risks Associated with MRI Scans

What are the risks associated with MRI Scans? From a practical point of view,  there are few medical risks.  MRI’s do not utilize radiation.  Unless there is use of a dye,  it is completely noninvasive. Most patients can tolerate the procedure well. But, certain patients do have some medical risks associated with MRI Scans.  If […]

Do I need a MRI?

That is a very common question asked by many of my patients.  And, the answer is “It depends”.  I know that is not very satisfying, but I will explain. MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  There are very scientific and exacting descriptions of the study, but I will try to break it down into the […]