Category: Open MRI

What is Open MRI?

MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is used by physicians as a diagnostic tool to view parts of the body which cannot be imaged by X-ray or other types of diagnostic imaging. Before discussing the merits of Open MRI, a discussion of MRI scanning in general is warranted to provide understanding. In layman’s terms, all MRI… Read more »

Orthopaedic & Spine Center Brings the Strongest Open MRI to the Peninsula

Hitachi OASIS Open MRI and Enhanced Orthopedic Imaging Orthopaedic & Spine Center (OSC) of Newport News is excited to welcome the newest addition to our family: a Hitachi Oasis Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This new machine will be the most powerful open MRI on the Peninsula, and will be open for business on September… Read more »

Having an MRI Test with OSC’s Open MRI

Open MRI Scanning Technology at OSC After my initial examination by an orthopedic associate at OSC I had my MRI, which was not unpleasant at all.  Many people become claustrophobic inside enclosed spaces, but the MRI at OSC is open in the back and on the sides (an “Open MRI”), so it certainly doesn’t not… Read more »