Claustrophobia: that feeling of uncontrolled panic when you are in an enclosed space. Sufferers of this condition feel their hearts race; they get faint and light-headed; they sweat, shake, and even hyperventilate. A prime problem with traditional MRI scanners is that they can induce claustrophobia in people who normally aren't intimidated by tight spaces. For actual claustrophobics, they are outright terrifying.The truly open MRI from Innovative MRI Partners is a groundbreaking system that eliminates the connection between MRIs and claustrophobia. Though so-called "open MRIs" have been around for quite some time, they were never truly open, and claustrophobic patients still felt confined and fearful. In the open MRI used at Innovative MRI Partners facilities, you have the freedom of varied positions and a wide open space in front of you, where you can look out into the open.
View the testimonial video below to see just how freeing this MRI system was to a claustrophobia sufferer at one of our facilities: