What IS an Ultrasound?

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Most people assume ultrasound scans are affiliated with only pregnancy, such as an expectant mother with the first view of her unborn child. However, the test has many other uses that provide us insight to even the slightest of problems inside of our bodies, without making a single incision. Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you’re having pain, swelling, … Read More

Rheumatoid Arthritis & Ultrasounds

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According to Mayo Clinic: Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition also can damage a wide variety of body systems, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels. An autoimmune disorder, rheumatoid arthritis occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body’s tissues. Unlike the … Read More