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Is an MRI for you

Clients with bad backs clutch onto their MRI scans . Often they are of no value. There is little correlation with  disc degeneration and pain. Most people have  a bit of disc degeneration.

MRI’s are often ordered by doctors for patients as placebo’s

But for those who  want a bit more insight into  MRI magic, here is the best lay persons description I can find. Focus on slides  61-63.

As this slide show says, “ask specific questions”