Cat scans and CT scans are the same thing: an easy way to say computed tomography.
If you have an injury or an illness that doctors are working to diagnose, a CT is often one of the first steps in finding answers. A CT is quick, easy and poses minimal risks. The best part? It doesn't hurt.
Find out how a CT works, what you can expect during a CT scan and the risks associated with having a CT scan performed in this article: All About CT Scans