MRI CT Ultrasound Vancouver

Canada Diagnostic Vancouver No-Wait Private Medical Imaging has been providing MRI, CT and Ultrasound scans in Vancouver since 1999. We’re pleased to also offer a variety of pain management services.  Whether you are concerned about back pain, your knee, or a shoulder injury, we can provide quick access to the right scan for you. More about our Centre…

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses a powerful magnetic field and radiofrequency pulses to provide detailed images of the brain, spine, joints, abdomen and pelvis. Find out how …

CT

Computed Tomography (CT) uses low-dose radiation to scan bones, lungs, the heart as well as the brain, abdomen and pelvis. Learn more …

Ultrasound

Ultrasound uses sound waves to look at soft tissue and blood vessels. It can also be used to diagnose problems with the tendons/ligaments/bursa of the shoulder, hip or ankle. See how it works …

Pain Management

Our Vancouver clinic now provides therapeutic and diagnostic injections for pain management, as well as highly-concentrated platelet-rich plasma (hcPRP), an innovative new treatment to help heal muscle, tendon and ligament injuries and relieve the pain of osteoarthritis. Learn about your options …

From Our Blog

A simple test for heart disease predicts long-term mortality

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Canadians–but the good news is that a simple test that can accurately predict long term mortality (chance of death in next 15 years) is available and it can help guide preventive management. Coronary Artery Calcification (CAC) is a reflection of disease in the arteries that supply the heart. We’ve known for a few years now, that the amount of CAC can predict whether a patient is at risk for a serious cardiac “event” in the next five years. A recent large-scale study has shown that CAC results are even more valuable:  Continue Reading…

Back Pain? SFU Archeologists may know why.

Dr. Kimberly Plomp and Professor Mark Collard of the SFU Evolutionary Studies Program are finding evidence that disc herniations may be related to the human evolution of walking upright. This research may be beneficial to the population at large. Dr. Plomp thinks that their findings may be able to help doctors identify people who might be more at risk for disk herniation due to their spine characteristics, and thus can benefit from preventative care.  To read Dr. Plomp’s research article, click here.  The Vancouver Sun, as well as several international newspapers have published articles on Dr. Plomp’s hypothesis and research.  Continue Reading…

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