Jun 15, 2015 ... An MRI provides a different kind of image than other imaging tests, such as X-ray,
ultrasonography, or CT scan. An MRI of the lumbar spine ...
A lumbar magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan uses energy from strong
magnets to create pictures of the lower part of the spine (lumbar spine). An MRI
A lumbar spine MRI is a painless test that uses a magnetic field and radio waves
to produce detailed pictures of the bones, disks, and other structures in the ...
It is the area of the spine
that curves outwards (convexly) right below the small of your back (the convex part of the spine
The lumbar spine
is the part of the spine
that compresses the low back and is a focal point for most bending and twisting motions. It is also... More »
Lumbar Spine MRI for Low Back Pain: Indications and Yield. Bahman ...
Keywords: disk herniation, low back pain, MRI, spinal stenosis, spine metastasis
Current and accurate information for patients about Spine MRI. ... the spine,
ligaments that hold the vertebrae together, as well as the disks, spinal cord and
Sep 9, 2014 ... Image courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho. All rights
reserved.A side view of the lumbar spine shows normal discs, spinal ...
The MRI scan is an imaging test that allows physicians to assess a patient's
spinal anatomy and investigate an anatomical cause of the patient's back pain.
The scans are most commonly used for pre-surgical planning, such as for a
decompression or a lumbar spinal fusion. MRI scans are extremely sensitive to ...