FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
THE MOST COMMON QUESTIONS, ANSWERED
Frequently Asked Questions
Why haven’t I heard of thermography before?
In the beginning, Thermography was not accepted by many doctors due to a handful of untrained thermographers interpreting their own scans. A lot has changed since the early nineties, and thermal imaging is better than ever, worldwide—including Australia, Europe, and Asia.
Who reads my scans?
Does Thermography Diagnosis and Prognosis health issues like Cancer, IBS or Autoimmune?
No. THERMOGRAPHYis a clinical imaging procedure of the body that aids in the diagnosis and prognosis of various diseases, physical injuries, unexplained pain and other conditions through detection and monitoring of thermal abnormalities present in the body.
What can Thermography detect?
Thermography can detect inflammation and pain (local or referred), chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia, thyroid concerns, lymph congestion, phlebitis, vasculitis, TMJ, dental pathology, sinus problems, carotid arteries and many other health issues.
What is the difference between thermography and other diagnostic tools?
Thermography is unique in its capability to show physiological change and metabolic processes in the body. Mammography assesses anatomically (mass) and thermography assesses function (inflammatory). X-Ray, CT, Ultrasound, and MRI’s are all tests of ‘anatomy’ that measure the structures of your body.
In regards to breast thermography does this process squeeze the breast while emitting radiation?
My doctor states he doesn’t know enough about thermal imaging and demands I still get a mammogram. What do I do?
Do I need to have a doctor’s referral in order to have this scan?
No, you do not need a referral if you are paying out of pocket or have a flex spending account. If you are submitting this procedure through an insurance company, they are more likely to reimburse if referred by a Doctor.