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What is a Spine Stress Test?

What is a Spine Stress Test?     The spine is a complex functional anatomic structure. The human spine has adapted to upright stature and must withstand forces several times the weight of the body while allowing complex motion and protection

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Stress Test MRI: “Worth Weighting For”

Stress Test MRI: “Worth Weighting For”   The spine is similar to tires on your car: All tires appear normal when the car is on the rack and there is no weight on the tire. It is only when the

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Stress Test MRI™

Stress Test MRI™ A Unique Test for Positional Symptoms      Many individuals experience symptoms only when standing or sitting and relief or decrease in the symptoms while lying down. When an individual is standing, the weight of the body

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Dynamic Cervical Cord Compression: Demonstration Using Weight-Bearing MRI Using Tiltable Esaote G-Scan MRI

    Dynamic Cervical Cord Compression: Demonstration Using Weight-Bearing MRI Using Tiltable Esaote G-Scan MRI Author: Dr. Douglas K. Smith, Musculoskeletal Imaging Consultants Positional Cervical Cord Compression by Cervical Disc Herniation       During my past 25 years of spinal radiology practice,

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Metal Artifact Reduction Sequence MRI (MARS) – Cervical Spine

Metal Artifact Reduction Sequence MRI (MARS) – Cervical Spine      Cervical Spinal Fusion: The Advantages of Combining Metallic Artifact Reduction Sequences (MARS Protocol) with Low Filed Strength MRI on an Esaote G-Scan Brio Tiltable MRI™.      Metallic implants and fixation plates

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MRI of the Brachial Plexus using Esaote G-Scan Brio Low Field Strength MRI

MRI of the Brachial Plexus using Esaote G-Scan Brio Low Field Strength MRI        The brachial plexus is the collection of nerve fibers extending between the nerve roots exiting the lower cervical and upper thoracic spine (i.e. C5-T1) and regrouping 4 times before

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Brio Adding More!!

Brio San Antonio is growing and getting stronger every day. Brio San Antonio has now reached some new accomplishments.     Brio San Antonio is now ACR Accredited!!!    You can now order through Athena Health!!!     TX7AV You can now order

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10 Megatrends Shaping Healthcare’s Next 10 years

10 Megatrends Shaping Healthcare’s Next 10 years   Megatrend #1: Consumers Take Charge Diego Miralles, MD, Head of Janssen Healthcare Innovation, points out that “Empowering and trusting consumers with their own information could unleash huge efficiencies in healthcare.” As patients

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HHS’s mixed messages:identifying a federal healthcare program when you see it

  HHS’s mixed messages:identifying a federal healthcare program when you see it Recent seemingly contrary determinations by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have fueled industry speculation regarding whether qualified health plans (QHPs) available on the health

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Positional Neuropathy While Standing?

Dynamic Foraminal Stenosis                     Supine                    Weight-Bearing Positional Neuropathy While Standing?   How often have you heard someone say that when he stands up he experiences focal pain, numbness or weakness in a particular nerve root distribution that is relieved

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