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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the benefits of Thermal Imaging?
Thermography is a non-invasive Adjunctive diagnostic tool with scientifically valid, reproducible results.
Thermography is an FDA approved adjunctive diagnostic device .
Thermography can distinguish dysfunction .
Thermography can be trusted especially when read by a highly trained reading doctor who is board certified in
interpreting thermal images
Does insurance cover thermal imaging?
All insurance carriers are different. Currently Aura Sutra Wellness does not accept insurance, however we provide you with a Superbill at your request for you to submit to your insurance company.
Why get tested with thermal imaging?
Thermal imaging has been an available medical test for more than 50 years, and its non-medical applications pre-date that by a decade.
Despite controversy in its early days, this tool has withstood the test of time and has become the mainstay in many diagnostic endeavors. The technology in modern day thermography as well as properly training technicians has improved tremendously over the years.
With the increasing technological advances of thermal imaging cameras and the newest and best software available
It locates dysfunction with precision going right to the source of heat increased blood supply and enables your doctor to develop a more exact treatment plan.
How does thermal imaging work?
Thermography registers skin-surface temperature from 112 different points on the body.
Thermography displays an image yielding a scan of 25 organs, tissues, or systems and their function.
While X-rays give a structural view, thermography gives us a functional perspective based on physiology and cold stress response.
By computer analysis of the skin temperature patterns, the doctor gains a direct index of the metabolic activity in various parts of the body.
The thermography scan will also show inflamed, degenerated, or overactive organ or tissue processes.
Who should be tested with thermal imaging?
It is a safe procedure for people of all ages. Thermography offers reproducible and scientifically valid information that can be crucial to the development and tracking of a successful treatment strategy with your doctor.
How long does it take for the doctor to read my scans?
Generally 7-10 business days
ALL SCANS ARE READ BY..
DR. GREGORY MELVIN
LICENSE # 11984
8341 LA MESA BLVD. LA MESA CA 91942
PLEASE NOTE: TRACY AND LISA ARE THERMAL TECHNICIANS ONLY!
That means....we take the pictures...and that's it.
Aura Sutra and its technicians DO NOT diagnose, treat or cure ANYTHING !
Thermal imaging is an adjunctive tool, NOT a sole tool.
YOU SHOULD CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR REGARDING ANY TREATMENTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED AT AURA SUTRA WELLNESS SPA.