What Equipment Does a Chiropractor Use?

April 1, 2021

Chiropractic medicine has relied on many of the same principles since it first emerged a little more than a century ago. But changing times have brought new equipment to the chiropractic arsenal, giving even more options to relieve patients’ discomfort, pain, and loss of mobility. And many chiropractors turn to Great Lakes Imaging when it’s […]

Tips for Purchasing Medical Equipment

March 29, 2021

For three decades, Great Lakes Imaging has catered to the diagnostic and medical equipment sales needs of a wide range of medical practices, including veterinary medicine, podiatrists, chiropractors, and more. Based on that experience, here are some particularly useful tips for purchasing medical equipment in Michigan. Purchasing Tips for Doctor’s Offices Small offices pose a […]

What are the Types of Medical Imaging Equipment?

March 15, 2021

How important is medical imaging? Given that diagnostics used to be a matter of guesswork at best, or exploratory surgery at worst, the ability of medical imaging equipment to provide a non-invasive alternative revolutionized medicine. We’ve come a long way from Alexander Graham Bell’s primitive metal detector; now, radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound are […]

How is a CT Scan Different From an MRI?

March 1, 2021

When medical professionals are making a diagnosis, they need to use the right tools. At Great Lakes Imaging, we know that there are a few ways to check for health problems or monitor the progress of certain diseases, but some types of medical imaging technology are more suited to different applications. For example, MRIs and […]

How to Find Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers in Michigan

February 15, 2021

Great Lakes Imaging takes considerable pride in being the premier medical imaging supplier and medical equipment supplier serving Southeast Michigan. But as robust as our offerings are, we’re well aware that your practice is likely to need more than a new chiropractic table or veterinary exam table. Since that can leave a nagging question—“Now what?”—let’s […]

Types of Chiropractic Equipment You Need for Your Michigan Practice

January 30, 2021

In many ways, modern chiropractic medicine remains true to the roots of Daniel David Palmer’s methods of manual adjustment. But like any other form of medicine, it has also evolved with the times, adding new treatment options and therapies to older, tried-and-true practices. That means that today’s doctor of chiropractic has more ways to help […]

VitalStim NMES: Uses & Treatments

January 15, 2021

While true numbers are hard to pin down, approximately one in 25 adults experiences some form of dysphagia annually.* A range of disorders that affects the upper digestive tract from the oral cavity to the gastroesophageal junction, some forms of dysphagia can be treated by a speech-language pathologist. Others call for more aggressive treatment, with […]

Finding Podiatry Equipment and Supplies in Michigan

December 15, 2020

Running a podiatry practice, like any other medical practice, is a delicate balancing act. While the podiatrists Great Lakes Imaging has been honored to work with over the years have been compassionate and caring, there’s also the recognition that your practice is also a business — even if it’s one that’s more mission-oriented than most. […]

mOpal Imaging Software

December 1, 2020

What if your patient images could be viewed any time by anyone to whom you gave access? How might that streamline your treatment plans, operating efficiency, and even consults? Thanks to mOpal, an innovative imaging software solution developed by 20/20 Imaging and offered through Great Lakes Imaging, the answers to those questions may surprise you. […]

How do Hospitals Sanitize and Sterilize Equipment in MI?

October 15, 2020

Hospital acquired infections (HAIs) aren’t nearly as frequent now as they were before Joseph Lister developed antiseptics in response to Louis Pasteur’s germ theory. In Lister’s day, post-operative fatalities were common (up to 50 percent of amputee patients alone). While lower — the CDC estimates 1 in 31 patients will develop an HAI* — the […]