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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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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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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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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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 MRI Is Used In Sports Medicine

How MRI Is Used In Sports Medicine

Injuries are a prominent part of all sports. The diagnosis of these injuries is important because it can determine an athlete’s career or a team’s season outcome. Sports medicine relies primarily on diagnostic imaging tools to provide accurate answers to various sports injuries. Here’s an inside look into how MRI scans can be used in sports medicine.

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Can I Get An MRI When I'm Pregnant?

Can I Get An MRI When I'm Pregnant?

Pregnancy often comes along with various questions with the baby and mother's safety involved. While many common questions involved what not to eat and how active to be, mothers-to-be may be concerned about which medical procedures they can undergo. 

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MRI Scans: More Effective Than Mammograms?

MRI Scans: More Effective Than Mammograms?

MRI’s is our favorite diagnostic imaging tool because it helps give our patients important answers to their medical questions.  While mammograms and self-examinations are commonly used when diagnosing breast cancer, MRI screenings have proven to be beneficial to both high-risk and average-risk women. 

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MLB's New Voluntary MRI Program: The Pros and Cons

MLB's New Voluntary MRI Program: The Pros and Cons

The MLB’s new collective bargaining agreement is being thoroughly discussed in the sports and health news. The MLB draft has implemented a new program where the top 50 pitching prospects can voluntarily undergo an MRI.  The MRI scan is performed on their pitching arm since this is a common injury amongst pitchers. While this rule appears to be beneficial for both parties involved in the drafting process, it also presents a controversy.

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