Can you imagine depending on a doctor to have to guess the cause of pain, bleeding, or difficulty breathing because they can’t see what’s happening inside your body? That’s why general imaging by the experts at Radiology Imaging Associates is such a crucial service. General imaging uses X-rays, CT scans, ultrasound, and other technologies to quickly produce detailed images showing the exact cause of your symptoms. Don’t wait to get the diagnosis needed to start treatment. Call the Patient Access Team to book an appointment today at 720-493-3700.
All the radiologists at Radiology Imaging Associates focus on general imaging. But some have a subspecialty like nuclear, pediatric, or interventional radiology, or have expertise in more than one area.
General imaging radiologists use several techniques to visualize tissues inside your body and produce the information needed to diagnose injuries and diseases.
General imaging detects problems in every part of your body, including:
General imaging quickly diagnoses acute injuries and emergency conditions like fractures and severe abdominal pain caused by infections or blockages.
Radiology Imaging Associates offers the following general imaging procedures:
X-rays are the gold standard for diagnosing fractures but also reveal other conditions like infections, arthritis, and tumors.
Computed tomography (CT) scans take cross-sectional images from different angles around your body. A computer connects different sections to create detailed 3D images of your bones, internal organs, and other soft tissues like blood vessels.
Ultrasound sends painless sound waves into your body. As the sound waves bounce off tissues, a specialized computer uses the information to produce images. General ultrasound shows a tissue’s size, shape, and overall condition. Doppler ultrasound reveals movement, including blood flow and heart function.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) captures details that aren’t visible with other imaging procedures. The MRI machine produces images based on the movement of the tiniest particles inside cells.
While MRIs pick up bone problems, they excel at creating remarkable images of soft tissues like your nerves, muscles, tendons, and organs.
An MRI scan can reveal signs of cancer and arthritis at the earliest possible stages. Your radiologist uses MRI to detect spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, heart disease, knee injuries, and liver and inflammatory bowel disease, to name a few.
General imaging is crucial for precisely identifying the cause of your symptoms. Call Radiology Imaging Associates right away or use online booking to schedule your imaging appointment.