For Public and Patients

   Improving mobility with gait analysis

A variety of conditions and injuries can lead to problems with walking and balance. Gait analysis specialists study walking scientifically, using three-dimensional video tracking and other techniques, so that they can assess the problem and plan appropriate treatment.

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Treating cancer with radiation


One of the best ways to treat cancer is to expose it to high-energy radiation (radiotherapy). This damages the cancer cells and stops the cancer growing. Radiotherapy can cure cancer or reduce the patient’s symptoms.

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 Diagnosing disease with radioactivity


Nuclear medicine imaging uses radioactive materials to produce unique pictures of the body's inner workings.

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Seeing inside the body with MRI


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is one of the most powerful ways to look inside the human body.

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 Improving Treatments - Saving Lives
The Importance of Physics, Engineering and Technology in UK Healthcare

This document describes the diverse range of jobs that physicists, engineers and technologists do, tells some of the success stories of UK medical physics and engineering, and gives a flavour of the career possibilities open to scientists and
technologists wanting to bring ideas out of the lab and into clinical use.

 

 

 

Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) – A fact sheet for patients

This fact sheet has been written to tell you about the benefits of Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).
You can read it alongside the Macmillan Cancer Support pages on Radiotherapy’

 

Careers Information

The Institute has produced a careers brochure with case studies showing a selection of different jobs within the profession. 

This brochure can be downloaded here or you can contact the office for free copies. .


                                                     

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