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How Do Physicians Read A Mri Of The Spine Spondylolisthesis
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
I have severe chronic pain in my upper left thigh, its extremely painfull to sit down or stand up.Xray shows nothing, MRI shows nothing.Doctor says pain may be comming from the spine.Pain meds no use.
Spine doc?: Was the MRI of the hip only or also the lower back? If you have not had a workup done for the lower back I would make that the next step in getting a diagnosis. In the meantime you might want to look into accupuncture or chiropractic care to help alleviate some of the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i want a MRI done on my spine and the doctor says no... Due I have rights to get one if i want it?
Own tests: At least in the us, a practitioner does need to order a test for it to be done. You can't just go to an MRI center and say you want a back MRI like you go to the grocery store. I suggest if you are not satisfied with your doctor telling you no, you ask him or her why or obtain a second opinion from a spine specialist to see what evaluation may be most appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I would: Suggest you ask your doctor that question. If you don't get a satisfactory answer consider a second opinion. ...Read more
MRI of L-S SPINE shows P1VD -L45-L5S1. The doctor is suggesting for an immediate surgery. What should I do?
We can't help you: Unfortunately without knowing your symptoms and seeing the images we can't say anything about surgical efficacy or indications. If you are concerned you should get a second opinion ...Read more
I desperately need to find out what is wrong with the lumbar bones in my back and cervical area or neck area of my spine. I've been to several doctors and I have now been going through getting my MRI done for the past 8 months and haven't gotten anywhere
Any: Any type of doctor can order this type of mri, however if there is a back problem it would be best to be seen by a doctor with experience in this condition (neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedic surgeon, physiatrist, some internists or family medicine doctors, etc) to make sure that this is the correct test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor tells me that I need an MRI on my back because of my constant back pain. He checked my nerves and said they they were OK. An ultrasound was also done. He found a slight curve in my spine. Are there any side effects of an MRI and what else other
No side wffects: The MRI is a safe test that uses a magnet instead of X-rays. Because of this there is no radiation exposure. It is one of the best tests for deteriorated or herniated disk problems. Tests to get an answer are not always necessary. The MRI is usually done only if surgery is being considered , if your symptoms don't fit a specific pattern, or if the treatment isn't working. ...Read more
So it is possible an inflamed nerve in lumbar spine can cause feeling to urinate? My doctor said mri next will this find it?
15 year old healthy female, right knee buckles full time for 2 months, MRI is clean, doctors says nothing wrong with her. Mri ordered of lumbar spine.?
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