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Thermal Imaging in Queensland

Thermography by.. SUNSTATE THERMAL IMAGING

Your Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging Assessment Thermographers.















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bx

biopsy

dx

diagnosis

hx

history

L>R

left greater than right 

R>L

right greater than left 

rx

prescribed

sx

symptoms

tx

treatment

Neovascularity

New blood vessels

Neurogenic

Refers to problems that arise from the neural tissue

Neuropathy

Involves diseases of the nerves

Paresthesia

Is the perversion of sensation

Peripheral nervous system

The part of the nervous system that courses through out the body and connects the various structures and organs of the body with the central nervous system

Physiology

The function of the body

Posterior

Towards the back of the body

Spondylogenic

Refers to a problem that arises from the spinal column or spinal structure

Stress testing

The recreation of the movements which cause a patient pain, followed by the performance of a thermographic examination

Superior

Above

Symptoms

Those elements which a patient complains of or reports

Thermal Asymmetry

Temperature differences between comparable areas

Thermatome

Indicates segmental thermal patterns in the extremities

Thermo

Pertaining to temperature

Thermogram

Is the pictorial representation of the surface temperature of the body.

Thermography

Is the science of visually measuring and recording surface temperature

Thermologist

Is a physician who interprets the thermogram

Thoracicregion

The spinal area located in the upper back

Triggerpoint

A small circumscribed pain sensitive regionin muscles or supportive tissue (fascia)

Typical

As would be typically expected

Vascular

Something that pertains to blood vessels

Vasoconstriction

Is when the arteries in the more distant parts of the body are caused to go into construction, causing reduce darterial blood flow

Viscerogenic

Referred pain from the abdomen, pelvis orthoracic region

Anesthesia

The total lack or loss of sensation

Anterior

Towards the front of the body

Asymptomatic

Describes a person who is free of pain or symptoms

Atypical

NOT as would be typically expected

Clinical Correlation

A doctor factoring in and considering specific results into a case

CNS

Central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord)

Contralateral

The opposite comparable side

Dermatome

Surface areas of the skin that are specific to different spinal segments

Dysfunction

Abnormality in the function of the body

EMG

Electromyogram

Hyper

Greater or more than normal

Hyperthermia

Greater temperature

Hypesthesia

Decrease dsensation

Hypo

Lesser or less than normal

Hypothermia

Lesser temperature

Indication

The reason for performing the test or procedure

Inferior

Below

Inflammation

A defence response by the body producing swelling, redness, and heat due to increased blood flow to the affected area

Infrared

Rays of energy beyond the limit of human vision, but below there end of the spectrum

Ipsilateral

The response in the body occurring on the same side

Ischemia

Local loss of blood supply and resulting pain,which may be caused by a build up of metabolic by products

Lateral

Further away from them id line of the body

lordosis

An abnormal curvation of the spine

lumbar

Area of the spinal cord located in the lower back region

Medial

Closer to them id line of the body

Myofascialpain

Results from as of ttissue injury with patient complaints of muscle spasm and stiffness in the affected area

Myofascitis

Inflammation of fascial of a muscle

Myopathy

Involves diseases of the muscles

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