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Photo of someone holding a baseball with a mitt and in a baseball uniform, used to explain shoulder injuries

Baseball Shoulder Injuries and Other Sports-Related Rotator Cuff Problems

April 21, 2023

More than two million Americans experience some type of rotator cuff problem every year. Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that […]

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CT scan images which can be used to help detect cancer

CT Scan for Cancer: What Types Are Detected With This Imaging?

March 2, 2023

Cancer detection has come a long way in the past few decades. Advances in technology have made it easier to screen for many types of […]

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Heart Health Imaging 101: Calcium Scoring Test or CCTA?

January 26, 2023

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Yet many people who have heart disease don’t know they have it. Other people […]

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Medical provider holding up model of lumbar spine and pointing at a particular spot, used to explain a Lumbar spine mri

What Does a Lumbar Spine MRI Show Your Doctor?

December 13, 2022

When lower back pain becomes severe, it has the potential to affect your daily activities and quality of life. To diagnose the cause of your […]

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Visualization of the heart vessels (coronary vessels), on a medical monitor, used to explain coronary computed tomography angiography

Reclaim Your Heart Health With Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography

October 17, 2022

Keeping your heart healthy is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health. That’s why it’s important to seek medical […]

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Woman holding leg, used to explain a muscle strain or tear

Muscle Strain vs. Tear: How an MRI Can Help Diagnose the Difference

October 10, 2022

Whether you’re an active athlete, an occasional gym-goer, or a person whose physical activity is limited, you’re at risk for a muscle injury. Muscle strains […]

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How Long Does a CT Scan of the Abdomen Take?

September 2, 2022

Your abdomen contains many vital organs, including your stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, bladder, kidneys and more. If you have symptoms that indicate […]

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golfer holding their right wrist in their left hand with their palm facing up and fingers bent inward, used to explain golf injuries

Golf Injuries: How Medical Imaging Can Help

July 13, 2022

For those who feel at home on the green, golf injuries can be par for the course. Whether those injuries are caused by the overuse […]

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Man sitting in bed with pillows at his right and left side clutching his lower back, used to explain getting an MRI for back pain

Finding Relief: MRI for Back Pain

July 13, 2022

Whether you’re missing important events or everyday tasks are becoming more difficult, back pain can get in the way of your life. You may find […]

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How to Prepare for an Upcoming MRI Exam

April 7, 2022

Do you have an upcoming appointment at one of our convenient Carolinas Imaging Services locations? Our team will provide you with step-by-step instructions (if applicable) […]

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Got Tech Neck? Here’s What You Can Do to Prevent Neck Pain

January 27, 2022

Do you spend most of your day sitting and looking at screens? You’re not alone. Thanks to the pandemic, more people than ever are working […]

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The Differences Between MRI and CT Scans

January 10, 2022

What are the differences between MRI and CT scans? Don’t feel bad if you struggle to distinguish between them — many people do. That’s because […]

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CT Scans: What to Know

January 5, 2022

Finding Answers From a CT Scan Alexa always felt a hard knot on the side of her neck. It never caused her pain, and she […]

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What Is Your Diagnostic Imaging IQ?

December 12, 2021

How much do you know about diagnostic imaging? If your physician recommends an imaging scan, it’s important to know what kind of imaging you’ll be […]

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