Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRI is a powerful diagnostic tool, using a magnetic field to produce high quality images. The MRI scanner is used to accurately diagnose many clinical conditions, some of which may be impossible to diagnose using other techniques.
The MRI Scanner (www.burgessdiagnostics.com) visits the Alverthorpe Hospital regularly for MRI appointments and an emergency service is available if required.
MRI is used to diagnose :
- spinal & disc disease
- brain disorders
- syringohydromyelia/Chiari Malformation
- foreign bodies
- soft tissue abnormalities