Thermal Imaging is a noninvasive diagnostic technique that allows the examiner to visualize and quantify changes in skin surface temperature.
An infrared scanning device is used to convert infrared radiation emitted from the skin surface into electrical impulses that are visualized in color on a monitor. This visual image graphically maps the body temperature and is referred to as a thermogram. The spectrum of colors indicate an increase or decrease in the amount of infrared radiation being emitted from the body surface. Since there is a high degree of thermal symmetry in the normal body, subtle abnormal temperature asymmetries' can be easily identified.
BodyTherms offers Breast and Full Body Imaging. Thermography for breast health awareness does not replace a mammogram, ultrasound, MRI, or your doctor’s recommendations.
When should I get my first Thermograph?
Women usually get their first baseline image when they have concerns about their breast health and want to compare the imaging results with their mammogram or when their doctor recommends it to complement other testing. For most women this is age 30 and up. This baseline can then be used to compare physiological changes that occur with aging, toxicity, injury and hormones.
If you have questions about Thermography, you can email Julia at firstname.lastname@example.org.