Medical Testing & Blood Work

Medical Testing & Blood Work

Ultrasound

An ultrasound is also called sonography. There are several uses of an Ultrasound. The most common, is fetal imaging. Sonography uses sound waves to develop images (ultrasound) of what is happening inside of your body.

Urinalysis

A Urinalysis is the examination of urine. It is analyzed by three different properties: physical, chemical, and microscopic. This is used to detect and measure what compounds that might pass through your urine.

Sonograms

A sonogram is a picture that is created from an ultrasound exam. An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves. These sound waves scan a woman’s pelvic cavity and abdomen to view the placenta and baby.

Spirometry

Spirometry is used to diagnose asthma. It is an office test that assesses how well your lungs work. It measures how quickly you exhale, how much you exhale, or how much air you might inhale. Spirometry can also be used to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other conditions that affect breathing.

Duplex Study of the Carotid Arteries

A Carotid duplex is a form of an ultrasound test. It’s purpose is to show how well blood is flowing through your carotid arteries. These arteries are supplying blood directly to your brain, and they are located in your neck.

Doppler

A doppler is a form of body monitoring. The most popular is the fetal doppler. A fetal heart doppler is used to measure and detect the fetal heart rate. The doppler is a non-invasive diagnostic instrument.

Electrocardiograms

This is also referred to as an EKG or ECG. This is a test that checks for problems within the electrical activity of your heart. The waves are created from spikes and dips in the tracings. The EKG shows the heart’s electrical activity as the line traces on paper.

Ionic-Lymphatic Drainage

This process is a non-invasive cleansing method to detoxify the entire body. Your body would detoxify while you are sitting comfortably with your feet in a container that has warm water in it. There is positive and negative ions being used from an ion generator during this process.

Allergy Testing

A doctor’s exam is how you would start diagnosing allergies. You will be questioned by your doctor about your habits and symptoms. Two of the different allergy tests include Skin test or Blood test.

Cardiovascular Event Risk Assessment

This tool is used to assist patients who have not yet been diagnosed with heart disease. This helps to understand the risk of developing a heart disease within the next 10 years. It’s mainly used for people that are 20 years of age or older. This tool is useful for assessing the risks of getting a heart attack or dying due to coronary disease.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (AVI)

A good indication of having Peripheral Vascular Disease is when you have leg pain when walking. That is the most classic symptom, and the pain normally stops when you rest. Your doctor will evaluate your symptoms and they will formulate a list of possible treatments.

CBC/CMP/Lipid Panels Blood Work (In House)

CBC is a Complete Blood Count, which is a blood test that can check your hemoglobin, hematocrit, red blood cells (RBC), white blood cells (WBC), and platelets. CMP is a Complete Metabolic Panel or Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, which is a panel of blood tests that gives you important information about the status of your kidneys, liver, electrolytes, as well as your blood sugar, total cholesterol, and blood proteins.