Bishop, CA, Residents Can Take Advantage of the Open MRI Technology Available at Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic

Open MRI Bishop CAThe team of orthopedic experts at Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic are pleased to offer innovative open MRI technology to residents of Bishop, California, and the surrounding areas. If you’ve been told that you need to undergo an MRI for diagnostic purposes, but you’re hesitant to do so because of claustrophobia or another reason, you may be the perfect candidate for our open MRI machine.

MRIs are often needed to confirm a diagnosis, as they are capable of producing much more detailed images of soft bodily tissue than X-rays. Traditional MRI machines, however, require patients to be enclosed in a long apparatus for the duration of the scan. This can be a stressful experience for many patients, especially the following:

  • Patients who have claustrophobia and have trouble remaining in small spaces
  • Pediatric patients who would feel more comfortable holding onto a parent’s hand during the scan
  • Patients of larger size who may have trouble fitting into the traditional machine

Our open MRI machine allows patients to remain on a wide, rotating table during the scan, thus eliminating the need for them to be enclosed within the traditional apparatus. We’ve found that this new technology offers a much more calming experience during what can already be a stressful time.

If you’re in the Bishop, CA, area and you’re interested in learning more about our state-of-the-art open MRI technology, please contact Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic today. We’re a full-service orthopedic clinic with a team that includes doctors, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and nurses. We’re proud to have been serving this area since 1966, and we look forward to helping restore your mobility, function, and quality of life.