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What Is A Radiologist?

When you suffer an injury or experience symptoms related to an underlying health condition, medical imaging can play a significant role in your diagnosis and treatment. It encompasses a broad range of technologies that create visual representations of what is going on inside your body. A radiologist works to administer these tests properly, interpret the […]

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MSK Ultrasound

The human body is made up of numerous bones, muscles, joints, tendons, cartilage, and other connective tissues. Referred to as the musculoskeletal system, these areas work together to provide body form, shape, and support for internal organs. This system also plays a key role in providing strength and stability in movements, such as walking, sitting, […]

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A Letter About Patient Care at Intermountain Medical Imaging

When pain brings you to the doctor, the hope is to leave with a quick fix. There’s little that is more disappointing than being told that you’ll have to wait for relief and that testing is required. The professionals at Intermountain Medical Imaging (IMI) in Boise understand that when you come in for one of […]

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What Is Arthrography?

Joint pain and stiffness are common symptoms that can have significant impacts on every area of your life. Often occurring as the result of age, overuse, or accidental injuries, problems within the joints and surrounding tissues are often to blame and are difficult for doctors to pinpoint through a medical exam. Arthrography is a test […]

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Imaging At An Outpatient Facility

Medical imaging is used to diagnose, treat, and monitor a variety of medical conditions. It has truly revolutionized how doctors treat patients and has proven to be a valuable aid in their recovery. Instead of having to rely on exploratory surgery or other unnecessary and invasive procedures, it provides doctors with highly detailed images of […]

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What is a Myelogram?

While diagnostic imaging can help detect a variety of injuries and chronic medical conditions, problems with the back or spine can pose unique challenges. At Intermountain Medical Imaging, myelography is one of the tools we use to address this issue. A myelogram allows for imaging of neural structures inside the spinal canal at the same […]

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ACR Accreditation: What It Means and Why It Matters

Medical imaging plays a vital role in protecting your health. Whether it involves identifying and diagnosing an injury or illness or monitoring the progress of treatments you have received, procedures such as MRIs, CT scans, and ultrasounds or x-rays provide valuable insights to your physicians. At Intermountain Medical Imaging, our team of highly skilled radiologists […]

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Dynamic Pelvic MRI

The pelvic region encompasses a series of bones, muscles, and ligaments at the lower part of the trunk, which are crucial to a variety of bodily functions. Within the pelvis, the pelvic floor stretches between the pubic bone and the spine, acting as a sling to support organs such as the bladder, rectum, uterus, and […]

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The Benefits of a Large-Bore MRI

When injuries, illnesses, and chronic health issues leave you in pain or discomfort and suffering from a variety of symptoms, there are new and advanced tools today that can be used to help diagnose and treat your condition. At Intermountain Medical Imaging (IMI), we ushered in a new era in state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and services […]

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What is an Arthrography?

Are you dealing with significant joint pain or other unexplained joint problems? If so, arthrography may be able to provide you with some answers. Through this type of advanced medical imaging, physicians can get the information that they need to evaluate and diagnose specific joint-related conditions. Patients who could benefit from arthrography, also known as […]

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