Why do Chiropractors Use Drop Tables?

June 24, 2021

The drop table technique is often called Thompson Technique, after its inventor, Dr. J. Clay Thompson. Drop tables are a common sight in chiropractic offices. While they won’t be a component of every adjustment, many chiropractors understand the value of offering this method, and wouldn’t dream of not having at least one chiropractic adjusting table […]

Everything You Need to Know About Treatment Tables

June 10, 2021

It’s safe to say that treatment tables have quietly revolutionized a wide range of medical practices. They make a wide range of treatments more practical, more precise, and even safer. And if you’re searching for treatment tables in the Detroit metro area and throughout southeast Michigan, Great Lakes Imaging is here to help. What are […]

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What is VitalStim Therapy?

May 21, 2021

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, affects more people than you may realize. The National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders estimates that one in 25 people of all ages will experience some form of swallowing disorder in their lifetimes, a number that rises to 22% in adults over age 50*. With a greater understanding of the causes of […]

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How to Start a Podiatry Practice in the Detroit Area

May 6, 2021

Whether you’re just out of medical school, chafing at the prospect of more time in a physicians’ group, or considering stepping out from your mentor’s shadow, the idea of starting a podiatry practice is enticing. But it also comes with several questions: how much does it cost to buy a podiatry practice? Or should you […]

Three Methods Chiropractors Use to Treat Back Pain

April 15, 2021

Stiff necks, sciatica, slipped and herniated discs, whiplash… chiropractors have seen and treated it all, giving their patients much-needed and very welcome pain relief and a return to normal life in the process. But not every condition will respond to the same types of treatment, which is why a good chiropractor evaluates the patient and […]

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 […]