What is Radiology and MRI's?
Dr. Burke Orthopedics has some of the most advanced radiology techniques available for his patients. In orthopedics, severe conditions and disorders need further diagnosing. Special radiology scans take a deeper look at the musculoskeletal system so Dr. Burke can recommend the most beneficial treatment depending on the results. A physical examination shows some symptoms of specific orthopedic conditions, but technological imaging reveals the exact location and problem within the body. Dr. Burke Orthopedics offers a same-day appointment and diagnosis in Houston and Pearland, Texas. Patients get professional answers the same day they visit their orthopedic doctor.
Why Would Dr. Burke Recommend a Radiology/MRI Scan?
Dr. Burke may recommend a Radiology/MRI scan for the following reasons:
- Bone fracture or other injury to the bone
- Joint dislocation
- Receiving a diagnosis that requires further confirmation
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Symptoms of Needing Radiology/MRI Scans
A Radiology/MRI scan may be needed for Dr. Burke Orthopedics patients that experience the following symptoms:
- Joint pain
- Dizziness associated with joint pain
- Joint swelling
- Redness around joints
- Stiffness of joints
- Difficulty moving due to joint pain
Benefits of Radiology/MRI Scans
A radiology/MRI scan from Dr. Burke Orthopedics offers patients the following benefits:
- Low radiation exposure
- More accurate diagnosis
- Reduced need for exploratory surgeries
- Rapid image production
Our facility includes several orthopedic services, including MRI scans. An MRI is a form of X-ray that uses magnetic resonance imaging to scan patients for various types of disorders. Dr. Burke Orthopedics has in-house MRI technology so patients receive the results and information they need all in one appointment. MRI scans show detail so this guides many orthopedic specialists when making their diagnosis. In addition to MRI testing, Dr. Burke will review your previous medical history and go through a few physical tests. An orthopedic doctor can see certain symptoms from the surface, but an MRI will confirm any diagnosis. Patients can keep their MRI results for personal records as well.
Radiology with Dr. Burke Orthopedics is an in-house service that our staff handles with great care. MRI scans and radiology in general uses the least amount of radiation than other forms of X-rays. These fast imaging tests are noninvasive and guide orthopedic professionals when caring for their patients. Dr. Burke recommends radiology testing for his patients when he believes there is more to their diagnosis. So, radiology benefits patients suffering with bone fractures, joint dislocations and more orthopedic injuries. Patients go under these scans with help from Dr. Burke and his staff. They receive their result that same day with a full explanation from Dr. Burke himself. With MRIs and radiology patients further understand what is going on with their body and how Dr. Burke Orthopedics can help.
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★★★★★ – by Kim R.
“I have been going to Dr. Burke for a couple years. Hands down he is the best doctor for Orthopedic needs. He is going to give you a straight forward answer on your options for treatment. He office staff is very friendly and willing to answer any questions that you may have. Aaron is the best assistant that Dr. Burke has on his staff.”
★★★★★ – by Jimmy J.
“My wife has had both of her knees replaced. I have had rotator cuff surgery and trigger finger surgery. All of our surgeries were done by Dr. Burke and I can assure you that you will not find a better orthopedic surgeon anywhere. He truly cares about his patients. His also has exceptional staff – including his Physicians assistants and technicians.”
★★★★★ – by Donna C.
“Dr. Burke saw me right away and even though my problem was not orthopedic related, he quickly helped me and even sent me to a cardiologist where I received immediate care and was admitted to the hospital for heart failure. Thanks to him, I am alive.”