3 DIY Gifts Using A Mason Jar

3 DIY Gifts Using A Mason Jar

When it comes to finding thoughtful gifts for the loved ones on your list, it's often difficult to find the perfect gift in stores. With limited time and a budget to follow, we understand gifting during the holiday season can be difficult. Kerrville Imaging has you covered with this list of thoughtful gifts all using one item- a mason jar. 

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All About Alzheimer's: Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

All About Alzheimer's: Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer's disease can have devastating effects on both patients and their families. When November was announced Alzheimer's Awareness month, 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s, but today the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million. With someone being diagnosed with this devastating disease every 4 seconds, bringing awareness to this disease is vital. 

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The Benefit Of Having An On-Site Radiologist

The Benefit Of Having An On-Site Radiologist

Numerous factors play a role in helping you decide on where to undergo an imaging test. Whether it’s the pricing, location, or services offered, there are many things to consider before undergoing an MRI. When considering your options, consider the staff and radiologists.

Kerrville Imaging varies from other centers because we have on-site radiologists that provide personalized care on the spot. No need to wait for results when you can meet with one of our four radiologists after your MRI scan. Here are a few ways you can benefit from visiting an on-site radiologist for your imaging needs.

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5 Tips For Staying Healthy This Fall

5 Tips For Staying Healthy This Fall

Fall is in the air, which means pumpkin spice and cool air.  Along with the colored leaves, allergies and colds seem to flare up during the autumn. With the holiday season in full swing, here are a few tips from our Kerrville Imaging staff to ensure you stay healthy this fall. 

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Tips On How To Prepare For A Mammogram

Tips On How To Prepare For A Mammogram

Since breast cancer is the second most common cancer for women, undergoing an annual mammogram is important. Catching breast cancer early is the best way to successful fight the disease. Whether it's been awhile since your last mammogram or it's your first time undergoing this procedure, we created a list of helpful tips of how to prepare for your mammogram.

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Historic Women In Medicine

Historic Women In Medicine

During the month of September, influential women in medicine are being honored the impact they’ve made on the medical work. Our very own female radiologist, Simone M. Bridges, is an important part of our Kerrville staff. Similarly, to Dr. Bridges, women have been making their mark on the field of medicine and history. To commemorate Women in Medicine Month, here are four amazing women that have positively impacted science and medicine as a whole.

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What To Ask Your Doctor Before You Get An MRI

What To Ask Your Doctor Before You Get An MRI

Before undergoing an MRI, you may have many questions and concerns. This medical test is an important imaging tool for radiologists, but it can be intimidating for first-time patients. Our four board-certified radiologists are here to support you through your Open MRI to ensure you have a positive experience. We've answered the most common MRI questions and are here to give you a piece of mind. 

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How To Prepare For An MRI

How To Prepare For An MRI

Your doctor suggests an MRI, you book your appointment, and ready to undergo this common diagnostic imaging scan. But how do you prepare for this procedure? This noninvasive scan is painless and doesn't require much preparation. We've provided a run down about how the day of your Open MRI will go and how you can prepare yourself ahead of time.  

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Pediatric MRI: Is Anesthesia The Answer?

Pediatric MRI: Is Anesthesia The Answer?

MRI’s can be difficult for any patients, but especially our youngest ones. Parents are often concerned with allowing their child to undergo an MRI scan. While utilizing open MRI machines help children during their scans, anesthesia can help younger children have more accurate scans. If you’re a parents who is concerned about what may be best for your child when undergoing an MRI, we are here to provide you with knowledge all about anesthesia and its role in pediatric MRI.

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How MRI's Identify Bipolar Disorder

How MRI's Identify Bipolar Disorder

Those living with bipolar disorder and their loved ones understand that it is a difficult condition to overcome. Luckily, we are fortunate enough to be living in the age of technological advancement and are constantly making progress with previously untreatable diseases and conditions. A recent MRI study has created a roadmap to help us better understand bipolar brains.

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Why We Utilize Open MRI

Why We Utilize Open MRI

We understand that as a patient, you are constantly searching for the best care that you can find which is why we only offer Open MRI. We believe that Open MRI is the overall best choice for patients based off of the many benefits that are specific to this machine. One of the biggest reasons why we use Open MRI’s is to accommodate our patients and make sure they are comfortable in our center.

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MRI Vs. CT: What's The Difference?

MRI Vs. CT: What's The Difference?

Computed Tomography (CT) scans and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans both provide diagnostic images of the inside of your body. However, they accomplish this important task in very different ways. So, how can you identify the differences between all of this medical jargon? Easy - with our help. We’re breaking down the differences between these popular imaging scans:

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Becoming A Radiologist: How Did Your Doctor Get Here?

Becoming A Radiologist: How Did Your Doctor Get Here?

Doctors play an important role in the medical world and this is no exception in diagnostic imaging. Our four radiologists are dedicated to providing the best imaging care to our patients from their years of experience and schooling. Let's take a moment to meet our local Kerrville Imaging radiologists. 

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Acupuncture: MRI Reveals The Effect On Brain Activity

Acupuncture: MRI Reveals The Effect On Brain Activity

Needles may not seem appealing at first, but the use of small needles in acupuncture has proven to have various health benefits. From pain relief to brain stimulation, acupuncture has been an ancient holistic health practice for years. A new MRI study has revealed how this ancient practice stimulates brain activity.

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How To Soothe Sore Muscles

How To Soothe Sore Muscles

After a long and hard workout, stiff muscles can often plague the mornings after. Sore muscles are inevitable after a lifting session, but this can make everyday functions unbearable.  Fortunately, muscles soreness can be prevented and soothed by incorporating these tips into your fitness routine. 

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7 Things Patients Should Know About Their Radiologist

7 Things Patients Should Know About Their Radiologist

Imaging scans are needed for different circumstances depending on the medical issue.  Whether is is an unexpected injury, a medical concern, or a pregnancy, radiologists are here to provide us with our imaging needs. 

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Debunking Common MRI Myths

Debunking Common MRI Myths

Some people may view MRI's as mysterious, loud, and even scary when they first think of this diagnostic imaging tools. While they present many questions, MRI's often come with numerous common misconceptions about the scanners used and how it may affect the patients undergoing the scan. We're here to debunk these common MRI myths once and for all. 

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How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Many of us often focus on keeping our bodies healthy and neglect the health of one the most important body parts- your eyes. During Healthy Vision Month in May, patients are encouraged to be proactive about caring for their vision. We’re here to help you learn more about how to maintain healthy vision.

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Breast Milk vs Formula: Which Is Best For Strong Bones?

Breast Milk vs Formula: Which Is Best For Strong Bones?

The nutrition babies receive as infants can determine their overall health for life. Bone development is of utmost importance as babies grow at such a rapid rate. A major consideration for their nutrition intakes in which type of milk they are consuming- breast milk or formula? Let's take a closer look at which is best for strong bones. 

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