A lifesaving risk assessment technology for the 21st Century
With offices in Redding and Chico, our team of certified professionals provides accurate and non-invasive methods for you to significantly lower a number of risks associated with your health.
As the premier thermography center in Shasta County, our specialized staff has been providing advanced medical thermal imaging for over 15 years and are pleased to provide both breast and body thermal imaging in Redding and Chico.
If you are a physician, we can help you care for your patients. This technology is designed to complement your examination. procedures and assist you in your differential diagnosis. Computerized infrared imaging is FDA approved as an adjunctive procedure that may also aid you in your treatment.
What is Thermography?
Thermography, or infrared imaging, enlists the use of specialized cameras that detect electromagnetic energy (light) in the infrared wavelengths (heat). These imagers serve as a remote sensing system without any contact or harm to the subject. When the camera’s detectors sense the incoming infrared heat, an electrical signal is produced, and sophisticated computer processing generates a visible image display.
State of the Art Technology
Thermography offers a valuable and unique application in healthcare. It produces a topographic heat map display that bears a resemblance to the visible image of the body. Modern computerized thermography produces an accurate and a reproducible high-resolution image that can be analyzed both qualitatively and quantitatively for minute changes in skin surface heat emissions. These changes in heat act as biomarkers that may warn of an underlying problem.
Regarding breast thermography, we promote a multi-modal approach. Studies show that the earliest breast cancer detection involves using multiple tests together. This multimodal approach includes breast self-examinations, physical breast exams by a doctor, thermography, screening imaging, and other tests that may be ordered by your doctor.
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