What are the Differences Between a CT Scan and MRI?

2018-10-26T08:49:20-04:00December 15th, 2018|Blog, MRI|

If your doctor requests an advanced imaging scan to aid in making a diagnosis, two of the most common tests requested are the CT Scan and the MRI. Let's take a look at how each of these tests show cross-sectional pictures of the body using different techniques. CT stands for computerized tomography. This scan uses [...]

How does Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Work?

2018-01-04T11:09:15-04:00January 15th, 2018|Blog, MRI|

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a powerful diagnostic tool that allows physicians to see detailed images of the inner tissues and structures of the human body using a combination of magnets and a strong magnetic field. MRI technology is safe, non-invasive, and, unlike traditional x-ray or CT scanning, completely free of radiation. The MRI machine [...]

The Benefits of UPRIGHT® Multi–Position MRI

2017-10-09T09:59:27-04:00March 22nd, 2016|Blog, MRI|

Upright MRI Imaging Hampton Roads Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine is proud to be the first in Virginia to offer upright MR imaging to patients throughout the Hampton Roads and surrounding areas As the first and only MRI machine capable of scanning patients in weight-bearing and non-traditional positions, the UPRIGHT® MRI’s unmatched features make [...]


2017-10-11T08:26:50-04:00December 3rd, 2015|Blog, MRI|

Did you know that Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine was the first practice in Virginia to offer upright MR imaging? Multi-positional MRI is the only whole-body MRI that has the ability to perform Upright MRI and Position Imaging. Patients can be scanned standing, sitting, in flexion, extension, rotation, lateral bending as well as the [...]

Benefits of Upright MR Imaging

2016-10-12T13:29:32-04:00March 4th, 2015|Blog, MRI|

Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine was the first office in Virginia to offer upright MR imaging to patients throughout the Hampton Roads and surrounding areas. Today we will discuss the many great advantages to an Open, Multi-Positional MRI, including: Open design – never feel confined again  With the use of multi-positional imaging, patients will have a more [...]