Magnetic resonance imaging

Spinal Tap

The doctors had no idea why I collapsed for a long time – too long.  They were going to give me a spinal tap.  My family was told you can’t have an MRI for 48 hours after a spinal tap. … Read More ›


I had A LOT of imaging when this happened and for about a year after.  Imaging is the term used for all the internal pictures they do.  So, an x-ray, MRI, CT scan – all that stuff is collectively called… Read More ›


Everyone has heard of an MRI.  Maybe you don’t know exactly what it is – well this is what it is.  In simple terms, an MRI takes a picture of the soft tissues of the body.  An x-ray takes a… Read More ›