Category Archives: MRI

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries

Do you remember when you were a child and your parents would constantly warn you to wear a helmet if you went bike riding? Or when your coach would insist you wear your helmet for baseball and football practice? While at the time it may have felt as though they were being overprotective, the truth… Read More »


What You Should Know About the Thyroid

At some point, you may have heard the phrases underactive thyroid, overactive thyroid, Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, etc… and wondered what they meant. January is Thyroid Awareness Month and in honor of that, we’re going to dive deep into this butterfly-shaped endocrine gland and what you should know about it.   As the U.S. National Library of Medicine… Read More »


The Difference Between Radiculopathy and Neuropathy

An interesting thing happens sometimes when patients come in to GO Imaging for diagnostic testing. They receive a diagnosis and have no idea what it means. It’s understandable for there to be confusion or questions when medical jargon is used. For example, two common findings for patients coming in for MRIs of their spine are… Read More »


The Differences Between a Stroke and a TIA

Did you know that every year, nearly 800,000 people have a stroke in the United States alone? Or that of those people nearly 140,000 Americans die as a result of having a stroke? In this post we’ll give you more facts about strokes, and we’ll dispel some common misconceptions. We’ll also give you preventative steps… Read More »


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5 Types of Meningitis and Tips For Prevention

World Meningitis Day is April 24, and believe it or not, there are actually five types of meningitis! When most people think of meningitis, it’s usually bacterial and viral. However, there are also three additional types including fungal, parasitic, and non-infectious meningitis. In this post we’re going to break down all five types of meningitis… Read More »


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Bleeding Disorders 101

What You Need to Know This National Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month March is National Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month, and believe it or not, bleeding disorders impact more than three million Americans. It may seem as though every month is a national awareness month for something, and it’s easy to gloss over it and dismiss it… Read More »


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7 Facts About Multiple Sclerosis You May Not Know

One area of life that the phrase “ignorance is bliss” is completely false is your health. The more we can learn, the more we can prepare for. If you are dealing with a health issue like multiple sclerosis, knowledge is your friend. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease where the immune system eats away the protective… Read More »


5 Tips For a Healthier Heart

Two of the procedures that our patients sometimes come in for, are a CT coronary angiogram and a cardiac MRI. A computerized tomography (CT) coronary angiogram is an imaging test that allows your doctor to look at the arteries supplying blood to your heart. When you have this test, it provides a 2-dimensional image that… Read More »


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Natural Remedies for Low Back Pain

One of the more frustrating ailments plaguing people today is lower back pain. Blame it on our sedentary lifestyle, or blame it on the fact we don’t get enough physical exercise. In fact, you could blame low back pain on a number of things. Regardless of the cause, it’s a frequent issue that brings many… Read More »


We Proudly Support the Houston Half Marathon!

GO Imaging is proud to co-sponsor the October 28 Houston Half Marathon! We’re so excited for the upcoming event, that we wanted to offer some of our best tips for staying healthy before, during and after any race. Before Race Day If you’re reading this the day before the race, the main things you can… Read More »


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