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 […]

What is the Difference Between an MRI & CT Scan in MI

October 1, 2020

X-rays revolutionized medicine, giving doctors and diagnosticians new understanding of the human body and the ability to make more accurate diagnoses without dangerous exploratory surgery. Useful though they may be, they have their limitations. Newer technologies like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT) scans allow for a degree of resolution and accuracy that […]

ErgoStyle Elevating HYLO Table

September 17, 2020

Your chiropractic practice evolves with time, knowledge, and experience. But is your chiropractic table keeping pace? The ErgoStyle Elevating HYLO table is popular in chiropractic for its capability to evolve and grow with your practice. Why an ErgoStyle Elevating HYLO Table? Great Lakes Imaging has many different options for chiropractic equipment, including benches with fixed […]

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Why is Lead a Good Radiation Shield? A Detroit Radiologist Explains

September 3, 2020

Like so many other discoveries, x-rays were an accident. But Wilhelm Roentgen’s serendipitous find would revolutionize diagnostics, cancer treatment, and even heavy industry in the century ahead. The rise of radioisotopes coincided with a better understanding of the dangers of ionizing radiation, bringing a demand for shielding to protect radiographers and patients alike. And one […]

Custom Medical Equipment Solutions

August 12, 2020

Great Lakes Imaging serves the needs of a diverse range of medical practices when it’s time for medical equipment supplies near Detroit. More than 25 years’ experience has taught us that our clients’ practices are as diverse and unique as the patients they serve, calling for a high degree of customization that serves your needs […]

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Ultrasound Technology Advances into AI

July 16, 2020

Originally developed to detect flaws and damage in ship hulls, ultrasound was first used as a diagnostic tool by an obstetrician in Glasgow in 1956. That same year, the first artificial intelligence (AI) symposium convened at Dartmouth College. It may have taken some time, but these seemingly unrelated developments are finally converging with the first […]

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Five Features That Make the Difference in Chiropractic Tables

July 2, 2020

However, we’re also well aware that the old adage, “You get what you pay for,” is amply apparent in your chiropractic office. Of all the medical equipment in your examination room, few things—save for the chiropractor’s experience and care—are as important as a high-quality chiropractic table. Width and Firmness Firm cushions offer support and make […]