FAQ

Purpose of test?

  • As part of an early detection program for breast disease.
  • Help in determining cause of pain.
  • To define a previously diagnosed injury or condition.
  • For the early detection of injury or disease.
  • To follow progress of healing and rehabilitation.
  • To provide objective evidence of pain and dysfunction.

Where is test performed?

  • At a Healthy Body Thermography Clinic.

Who performs test?

  • A Certified Clinical Thermographer.

Any risks or side effects?

  • None at all. The procedure emits no radiation, is totally painless, and non-invasive.

Cost of test?

  • $195 to $425, depending upon the screening performed.
  • HBT takes VISA/MC/ Amex/Disc/personal checks.

How long does it take?

  • Patient’s time for test: 15 to 30 minutes.

Patient Preparation?

  • Do not have physical therapy or massage on the same day of scan.
  • Do not smoke for 2 hours before the test.
  • Do not use lotions or liniments on day of test.
  • Stay out of strong sunlight on day of test.
  • No changes necessary to diet.
  • No changes necessary to medicines.

The Test?

  • The procedure is totally non-invasive.
  • The scanner does not emit radiation of any kind.
  • Thermograms (images) can be taken of the whole body or just areas under investigation.
  • You will need to remove clothing and jewelry from areas being scanned.

Reports?

  • Typically, you receive a PDF report in 3-5 days, complete with color images.
  • Results are assessed and written by a Licensed MD Board, Certified in Thermography (thermologists).

Insurance?

  • In most cases, there is no insurance rebate. Some clients take advantage of the flexible spending dollars in their health insurance policy.