Sleep Study

There are many people who struggle with sleep disorders and have not been diagnosed or treated. Sleep disorders can leave you feeling tired and unrefreshed, even if you got a full night’s rest. The most common sleep disorders are: Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, and Snoring, all of which can affect your health. Read below to learn […]

MRI History

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, has a wide use in today’s medical practices. The open MRI is just another advancement as medical imaging continues to improve. Despite its popularity, the MRI as we know it has not been around very long. Main advancements in Magnetic Resonance Imaging find their beginnings in the 1970s and even […]

Your Comfort Is Our Priority

Our clients’ well-being is our top priority, including their level of comfort during the scanning process. Our open scan room is made to be absolutely comfortable for the patient. Through our care, you will be sure to have a positive experience during your MRI. Traditional MRIs are built as a narrow tube covered by an […]

Preparing Children for Their MRI Scan

MRI is stressful even in the best of times, so bringing a child into an MRI unit can be less than fun. Here are some tips to prepare your child for the upcoming experience. Telling Your Child The age of your child will determine when to talk to him or her about the upcoming MRI. […]

Body Piercings and MRI

In this day and age, the use of an MRI is very common for medical patients. What MRI stands for is magnetic resonance imaging. An MRI is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to form pictures of the anatomy and the physiological processes of the body in both health and disease. How an MRI […]

MRI for Claustrophobic Patients | Greenville, SC

MRI for Claustrophobia Up to 5% of Americans struggle with claustrophobia, which is defined as an extreme fear of confined spaces — like, for example, an MRI tube. In a study involving an MRI diagnosis and claustrophobia, up to 13% of patients receiving an MRI reported having a panic attack during the procedure. The anxiety […]

MRI for Children | Greenville, SC

MRI for Children As many as 80% of pediatric patients have to be sedated prior to getting an MRI because doctors worry that kids can’t lie still long enough to capture the full MRI test. And if an anesthesiologist isn’t available when called at the hospital, the procedure is often postponed; meaning medical testing is […]

The Price of an MRI | Greenville, SC

The Price of an MRI Most people would agree: getting an MRI is expensive. Exactly how expensive? The average price of an MRI in the U.S. is $2,611. The price of an MRI seems to be the product of a complex economy of a few MRI manufacturing companies owning the best technology and patents, and […]

Does My Child Need to be Sedated for an MRI?

Parents of young children, you know the drill: children hate staying still! What a wonderful thing for kids to be active and have imaginations. It’s healthy for little ones to be on the move! But what happens when your child needs an MRI? MRI scans can last around forty-five minutes. That’s forty-five minutes of no […]

4 Benefits of an Open MRI

What is an Open MRI? The term “Open MRI” is used to refer to many different types of devices. Some hospitals and imaging facilities refer to their machine as an Open MRI, when really, they mean that the bore is wider or that it’s open on three sides. At Medical Imaging Express, we are proud […]