Rest assured, we will walk you through the process, explain what to expect during your MRI appointment, and help alleviate any anxiety you may have.
At Lake Imaging, our goal is to provide a seamless and comfortable experience for all our patients.
MRI is a non-invasive medical imaging technique that uses a powerful magnetic field and radio waves to generate detailed images of the internal structures of the body. It is particularly useful in diagnosing a wide range of conditions, from brain and spinal cord disorders to joint and musculoskeletal injuries.
Preparation before the MRI
Before your MRI appointment, you may be asked to follow certain guidelines to ensure accurate imaging.
These guidelines typically include:
The MRI Procedure
When you arrive at Lake Imaging for your MRI, our friendly and experienced staff will guide you through the entire process.
Here’s what you can generally expect during the procedure:
Post-MRI and Results
After the MRI, you will typically be able to resume your daily activities without any restrictions. The images obtained will be reviewed and interpreted by a radiologist, who will generate a comprehensive report of the findings. Your referring healthcare provider will then discuss the results with you and provide appropriate guidance and treatment options if necessary.
At Lake Imaging, we understand that undergoing an MRI can be a daunting experience for some. However, we strive to create a supportive environment and ensure your comfort throughout the process.
By following the guidelines provided and having a clear understanding of what to expect, you can approach your MRI appointment with confidence.
Disclaimer: Please note, if you have any questions or reservations about an upcoming radiology scan, it is always recommended to consult with your healthcare provider, who can address your concerns directly. This is general information, not tailored to a specific individual. Please read our Terms and Conditions.
Lake Imaging is the leading diagnostic radiology and medical imaging provider in central and western Victoria, comprising 19 radiology clinics.
Our vision is to provide an expert and compassionate radiology service for our patients.
Our team of expert radiologists, highly qualified technical, nursing and support staff are committed to providing the highest level of diagnostic imaging and patient care.