Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services offered at Open MRI of St Joseph, generate high-quality state-of-the-art images of the human anatomy. An MRI is a non-invasive procedure that creates images of the inside of a patient’s body. The basics of an MRI, consist of using a magnetic field, radio waves and computer software without the use of high dosages of radiation, which is typically found in computerized tomography (CT) studies.
At Open MRI of St Joseph, we pride ourselves on being the region’s only high-field open MRI system. With unmatched open architectural design and the widest patient opening in the industry. This design helps with anxiety and claustrophobia, improving patient comfort.
In order to provide you with a safe MRI experience, and to expedite getting results, we ask that you read and follow the steps listed below.
The MRI magnet is always on, therefore it is very important to follow the safety guidelines and make sure to remove all metal that may be on you. Failure to follow these guidelines could potentially cause great harm to yourself and the technologist.