What is Thermography?
Thermography is an FDA approved non-invasive screening procedure which uses a specialized camera to take pictures of your infrared image from any part of the body for detecting and monitoring several diseases and physical injuries, by showing the thermal abnormalities present in the body. It is painless and involves no contact with the body. Thermography It is a valuable tool used by a health care practitioner to evaluate the health of the body.
Is Thermography beneficial for the breast?
Yes. Thermography offers the opportunity of earlier detection of breast disease than has been possible through self-exam, doctor exam or mammography alone. A Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI) camera detects abnormal cellular changes that accompany breast pathology whether it is cancer, fibrocystic disease, an infection or vascular disease.
How does Thermography differ from Mammography?
· Completely safe as there is NO Radiation involved in this technology.
· Painless and there is no contact to the body!
· All women can benefit from Thermography. It is especially appropriate for younger women and women with denser breast tissue where mammography is not as reliable
· Can look for abnormalities outside the borders of the breast and at the chest wall.
Does thermography screen for other issues in the body?
Yes. Thermography is the ONLY method available for visualizing pain and pathology.
Thermography detects and monitors numerous conditions, diseases and physical injuries including:
-Breast Disease Disc Disease
-Referred Pain Syn.
-Dental and TMJ
-Referred Pain Syndrome