Can an MRI show a pinched nerve?

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a variety of scan typically used to diagnose health conditions that affect tissue, organs and bone. This scan can be used to show a pinched nerve. The MRI of a pinched nerve can be seen via a computer monitor or printed on paper.
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