Thermography or DITI (Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging) is an affordable and non-invasive, painless screening with no radiation and no contact with the body.
Medical DITI 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.
What is Thermography used for?
To help determine a cause of pain.
To aid in the early detection of disease and pathology.
To evaluate sensory-nerve irritation or significant soft-tissue injury.
To define a previously diagnosed injury or condition.
To identify an abnormal area for further diagnostic testing.
To follow the progress of healing and rehabilitation.