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The latest in MRI technology



MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is an important diagnostic tool. Mercy Redding is proud to offer our patients the latest in MRI technology for the greatest accuracy and patient comfort.

Unconventional Technology

Mercy Medical Center Redding offers the latest in MRI technology - the high field open MRI Optima MR450W. This MRI scanner is an open MRI system so patients have more space and are not encapsulated. The machine was also designed with a wider bore, meaning the table is designed to alleviate pressure points and the feet first entry alleviates anxiety for many patients.

Key Benefits

  • Advanced Image Quality
  • Open Framework for Increased Comfort
  • Can Accommodate up to 500 Pounds
  • Increased Signal Clarity
  • High-Resolution Imaging for Head, Neck and Spine
  • Machine On-Site; No Need to Travel to Another Location

MRI Exams Include

Our advanced MRI equipment provides nearly unlimited imaging capabilities. The machine can provide three-dimensional imaging from head to toe. An MRI scan can be used for the following exams:

  • Angiography
  • Cardiovascular
  • Neurological
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic
  • Pediatric Evaluations
  • Sports Medicine
  • Whole Body


Learn More About MRI Services at Mercy Medical Center Redding

We are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call (530) 225-6060 for more information or to make an appointment.