3T MRI Archive

Don’t Let Claustrophobia Keep You From Getting the MRI You Need

One of the top 10 phobias, approximately 8 million people suffer from the fear of confined spaces known as claustrophobia. It can create feelings of pressure on your chest as well as make it difficult to breathe when you find yourself in a tight space like an elevator or a closet. If you are a […]

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3T MRI — Benefits to the patient.

At Intermountain Medical Imaging, we encourage our patients to be educated consumers of healthcare, and ask questions about their options before determining where to have their imaging exam performed.  A recent question posed by a potential patient is the perfect example… Q: My Doctor ordered an MRI on my left shoulder. I am too claustrophobic for traditional machines. Do […]

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