Thermography – Scan, See, Analyze and Assess – Understanding Your Digital Infrared Thermal ImageBreast Thermal Imaging

Thermography - Breast Thermal Imaging

Dr. Snyder is a certified medical thermographer and was the 1st to introduce Medical Thermography to South Florida over 20 years ago.
In July he upgraded to a new STATE OF THE ART INFRARED CAMERA that provides the most accurate and sensitive scans available today.
We have a female tech that does the breast and full body scans, which are then emailed to the top rated and oldest ELECTRONIC MEDICAL INTERPRETATION SERVICE, where doctors who are certified medical thermologists, read the scans and send back a full written report, much like the radiologist reads and reports on Mammograms. Now most thermography centers just hand you the report with no one capable of interpreting the highly technical MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY.

We book a 30 minute consultation with Dr. Snyder so he can make sure you fully understand the report. All of this is included in our basic fee.

Thermography or Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI) an FDA-approved, non-invasive scan, is often used to complement the generally recommended mammography, which can have potentially dangerous radiation effects. An infrared scan of the breast can provide earlier detection of breast disease than has been possible through breast self-examination, doctor examination or mammography alone.

A thermal image of the whole body is also a good way to evaluate levels of inflammation throughout all body systems and provide an indicator of proactive steps to stop or treat it.

A breast DITI takes about 15 minutes and detects the subtle physiologic changes that accompany breast pathology, whether it is cancer, fibrocystic disease, an infection or a vascular disease. It detects the heat that is created by massive cellular growth—the early stages of cancerous tumor formation.

After having a thermography scan, recommended annually, you have a base line test on file that will show any unusual accumulation of cellular heat that can indicate that further study or tests should be done.

Having a breast or body scan is the first step to assessing your long-term health and avoidance of disease. The scan is then sent to a lab for reading and the results are sent back to the prescribing doctor for interpretation.

Proper interpretation is the Alternative Medicine Difference--many doctors who have recently started adding thermography to their practices do not understand the complicated reports and cannot explain the scans to their patients—or will take the time to do so.

However, Dr. Gary Snyder can explain the results of your scan in a “user-friendly” way and provide information on alternative medicine methods to maintain maximum health and lay out a careful program to further diagnose and MONITOR you during and after any treatment that may be necessary.

The Alternative Medicine Center is THE alternative to doing it “the way it has always been done.” Dr. Snyder stays abreast of the most current research and new practices and makes certain that each of his patients has a sound understanding of the methods and the reasoning behind them. It is time to get well and stay well!

The Process

This quick and easy test….

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  • Non invasive
  • No radiation
  • Painless
  • No contact with the body
  • F.D.A approved

This quick and easy test starts with your medical history being taken before you partially disrobe for the scanning to be performed. This first session provides the baseline of your "thermal signature". A subsequent session assures that the patterns remain unchanged.

All of your thermograms (breast images) are kept on record and once your stable thermal pattern has been established any changes can be detected during your routine annual studies.

All women can benefit from DITI breast screening. However, it is especially appropriate for younger women (30 - 50) whose denser breast tissue makes it more difficult for mammography to be effective. Also for women of all ages who, for many reasons, are unable to undergo routine mammography. This test can provide a 'clinical marker' to the doctor or mammographer that a specific area of the breast needs particularly close examination.

It takes years for a tumor to grow thus the earliest possible indication of abnormality is needed to allow for the earliest possible treatment and intervention. DITI's role in monitoring breast health is to help in early detection and monitoring of abnormal physiology.



Good thermal symmetry with no suspicious thermal findings. These patterns represent a baseline that won't alter over time and can only be changed by pathology.


Significant vascular activity in the left breast which was clinically correlated with fibrocystic changes.



Baseline thermogram showed a slight hyperthermic asymmetry in the upper right breast.


The follow-up study at 3 months showed the pattern had become more well defined. Mammography was inconclusive.


Significantly increased vascular changes. Repeat mammogram showed a small calcification (1 mm) at 1 O'clock. A lumpectomy was performed confirming a malignant carcinoma (DCIS).



There were no visible signs of abnormality. Referral to a breast specialist and a subsequent biopsy diagnosed inflammatory breast cancer at a very early stage.


The vascular asymmetry in the upper left breast was particularly suspicious and clinical investigation indicated a palpable mass. A biopsy was performed and a DCIS of 2 cm was diagnosed.

Full Body Thermal Imaging

DITI is unique in it's capacity to visually record physiological problems and metabolic processes. DITI is non-invasive, non-contact and radiation-free. Finding the source of your pain with DITI will help your doctor accurately diagnose and treat your specific ailments effectively.(Breast Imaging is included with a full body scan).

A Thermographic Evaluation is recommended for any of the following indications:

Full Body Thermal Imaging


Thermography Ft. Lauderdale Florida

Altered Ambulatory Kinetics
Altered Biokinetics
Brachial Plexus Injury
Biomechanical Impropriety
Breast Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compartment Syndromes
Cord Pain/Injury
Deep Vein Thromosis
Disc Disease
Disc Syndromes
External Carotid Insufficiency
Facet Syndromes
Headache Evaluation
Herniated Disc
Herniated Nucleus Pulposis
Hyperextension Injury
Hyperflexion Injury
Inflammatory Disease
Internal Carotid Insufficiency
Infectious Disease (Shingles,
Lumbosacral Plexus Injury
Ligament Tear
Lower Motor Neuron Disease
Median Nerve Neuropathy
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Irritation
Muscle Tear
Musculoligamentous Spasm
Nerve Entrapment
Nerve Impingement
Nerve Pressure
Nerve Root Irritation
Nerve Stretch Injury
Nerve Trauma
Neurovascular Compression
Neoplasia (melanoma, squamous cell, basal)
Nutritional Disease (Alcoholism,Diabetes)
Peripheral Nerve Injury
Peripheral Axon Disease
Referred Pain Syndrome
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Ruptured Disc
Somatization Disorders
Soft Tissue Injury
Stroke Screening
Sensory Loss
Sensory Nerve Abnormality
Somatic Abnormality
Superficial Vascular Disease
Skin Abnormalities
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Temporal Arteritis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Points
TMJ Dysfunction
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

Dr. Gary Snyder
2640 E. Oakland Pk. Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306 USA
Phone: (954) 486-4000
Fax: (954) 928-1514

Disclaimer: Breast thermography offers women information that no other procedure can provide. However, breast thermography is not a replacement for or alternative to mammography or any other form of breast imaging. Breast thermography is meant to be used in addition to mammography and other tests or procedures. Breast thermography and mammography are complementary procedures, one test does not replace the other. All thermography reports are meant to identify thermal emissions that suggest potential risk markers only and do not in any way suggest diagnosis and/or treatment. Studies show that the earliest detection is realized when multiple tests are used together. This multimodal approach includes breast self-examinations, physical breast exams by a doctor, mammography, ultrasound, MRI, thermography, and other tests that may be ordered by your doctor.