Magentic resonance (MR) imaging is a sophisticated diagnostic technique used to detect structural or anatomical probles inside the body withoutthe need for exploratory surgery or more complex invasive tests. MRI can detect problems of the bones and joints such as arthritis, cartilage problems, torn ligaments, tendons, muscle and infection. MRI may also be used to tell if a bone is broken when x-ray results are not clear. The scapoid is a very common bone injured in snowborading and mountian bkie riding. MRI can confirm a fracture that x-rays may not.
In many cases MRI provides information not seen on x-ray, ultrasound, or CT scans. It can also be used in conjuction with the others modalities to confirm a diagnosis. MRI can be used to detect problems in almost any area of the body. It is a particulary useful for detecting soft tissue damage in joints as ligaments, muscles, cartilage and tendons.
The physicians of clinic have pioneered the concept of comboding cardiologists, internist and radiologists, with the most modern imaging techniques.
The Clinic is a community-focused, comprensive out patient medical imaging center serving physiacians and patients throughout the greater Los Angeles community. WMI offers the lastes thechnologys, a well trained staff, and a relaxing, confortable atmosphere in all our medical imaging facilities.