Facts

  • In 1982, the FDA approved breast thermography as an adjunct diagnostic breast cancer screening procedure
  • Of the extensive research conducted since the late 1950’s, well over 300,000 women have been included as study participants
  • The size of the studies are very large: 10k, 37k, 60k, 85k
  • Some studies have followed participants up to 12 years
  • Strict standardized interpretation protocols have been established for 15 years to remedy problems with early research.
  • Breast thermography has an average sensitivity and specificity of 95%
  • An abnormal thermogram is 10 times more significant as a future risk indicator for breast cancer than a first order family history
  • A persistent abnormal thermogram carries with it a 22x higher risk of future breast cancer
  • Extensive clinical trials have shown that breast thermography significantly augments the long term survival rates of its recipients by as much as 61%. When used as a multimodal approach (clinical exam +mammography+thermography), 95% of early stage cancers will be detected.

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Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging measures the amount of heat being emitted from the body due to the inflammatory process in the area being studied. Surface temperature of the human body is symmetrical (virtually the same on both sides) and is a reflection of the control by the sympathetic nervous system. Inflammation at any tissue depth will be recorded by the sympathetic fibers in the nerve supply to that area. This information will be processed through the central nervous system which will cause a sympathetic response in the area of skin corresponding to the affected site. In many cases, this process can be detected years before any other imaging modality. Thermography screening does not involve physical contact, is 100% safe, radiation free, and will take approximately 30-60 minutes depending on the number of regions of the body to be studied.

It is the only screening method available that measures physiological changes over time, whereas other screening methods measure anatomical or structural changes. Thermography can provide early detection of the disease process which can increase chances for a healthier outcome. Thousands of people have taken advantage of this clinical screening, and is supported by over 30 years of research and over 800 published medical studies.

What Can Thermography Detect?

Altered Ambulatory Kinetics
Altered Biokinetics
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Biomechanical Impropriety
Breast Disease
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compartment Syndrome
Cord Pain/Injury
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Diabetes
Disc Disease
Diverticulitis
Dystrophy
Esophageal Cancer
Ext. Carotid Insufficiency
Facet Syndromes
Grafts
Heart Disease
Hysteria
Headache Evaluation
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Pulposis
Hyperaesthesia
Hyperflexion Injury
Inflammatory Disease
Int. Carotid Insufficiency
Infectious Disease
Ligament Tear
Lower Motor Neuron Disease
Lumbosacral Plexus Injury
Malingering
Median Nerve Neuropathy
Morton’s Neuroma
Muscle Tear
Musculoigamentous Spasm
Myofascial Irritation
Nerve Entrapment
Nerve Impingement
Nerve Pressure
Nerve Root Irritation
Nerve Impingement
Nerve Stretch Injury
Neuropathy
Neurovascular Compression
Neuralgia
Neuritis
Neuropraxia
Neoplasia
Nutritional Disease
Periodontal Disease
Peripheral Axon Disease
Raynaud’s
Referred Pain Syndrome
Reflex Symp. Dystrophy
Ruptured Disc
Sciatica
Scoliosis
Skin Cancer
Somatization Disorders
Soft Tissue Injury
Sprain/Strain
Stroke Screening
Synovitis
Sensory Loss
Sensory Nerve Abnormality
Skin Abnormalities
Somatic Abnormality
Superficial Vascular Disease
Temporal Arteritis
Tendonitis
TMJ Dysfunction
Trigeminal Neuroalgia
Trigger Points
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
Whiplash

Detecting these conditions early enough allows you to reverse potential future diseases in the body, BEFORE you have symptoms because that’s what prevention is all about isn’t it? Why wait until your doctor tells you that you are sick? The power of good health is in your own hands! 

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