Medical Thermography, Northwest serves the Tigard, Oregon area with thermography care and other types of treatments. Jeannie Nelson is a fully certified thermographic professional with many years of experience helping people with a wide variety of needs. Understanding this imaging process can give you a better grasp of what it provides for you and ensure that you make the right care option for your needs.
What is Thermography?
Thermography is a thermal imaging process that produces a unique digital map of your body that examines your heat patterns. Everybody has heat patterns throughout their body based on their physical metabolism. However, changes in these heat patterns may showcase health abnormalities.
As a result, thermographic professionals like Ms. Nelson can identify potential disease symptoms throughout the body and provide accurate details for diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. This precise data gives your medical treatment specialists a more in-depth understanding of your body.
The Benefits of Thermology
Medical Thermology Northwest provides Tigard, Oregon area residents with many unique benefits. First, it is completely non-invasive and can finish in less than 15-40 minutes. The therapeutic scanning devices make no contact with your body and do not compress you during your treatment.
Even better, thermology is less costly than many diagnostic methods, meaning that it is often easier to get covered by your insurance. Even if your insurance doesn't cover it, the out-of-pocket expenses are much lower, making it a more affordable option for many people.
Thermology is also safer than CT and x-ray scans because the devices emit no radiation. While those tools are very safe when used properly, the fact that they use any radiation gives them a slightly higher risk. Thermology is safer and radiation-free scanning method makes it a superior alternative for many.
Ways Thermology Can Help You
Thermology experts can use this diagnostic tool to check for many changes in the body. Just a few of the most common uses for this method include:
- Spotting thermal changes in carotid arteries that may show stroke or heart attack risk
- Diagnosing different types of arthritis, including rheumatoid and osteoarthritis
- Identifying back and neck pain symptoms that may worsen
- Tracking TMJ, gum disease, and tooth infections
- Helping diagnose sinus problems and headaches
- Gauging immune dysfunctions, such as chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia
- Spotting digestive disorders like Crohn's disease or diverticulitis
- Diagnosing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, bursitis, herniated discs, and other issues
We Can Help You!
If you live in or near Tigard, Oregon, Medical Thermography, Northwest may be a good option for your needs. Ms. Nelson has many years of experience with thermography and can help you with your treatment. She feels comfortable working with people from all walks of life. So please don't hesitate to contact us at 503-855-4465.