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The Spine Institute gets an upgrade

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The Spine Institute of Louisiana just got a major upgrade. 
 
They just acquired a state of the art MRI that's a whole lot more comfortable for patients. 

The Phillips MRI has more room inside, so patients don't feel claustrophobic.

It's got mood lighting. You can light up the room with any color you choose. 

For a distraction, patients can bring a CD of their favorite music. 
Dr. Pierce Nunley said it's helps everyone feel more comfortable during screenings.

"If we're scanning the lower back then the patient's head doesn't even have to go all the way through the MRI. They can go in feet first. They don't feel claustrophobic and it works much better that way," said Nunley.

 

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