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9 May 2013
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Can an MRI show where it hurts?

9 May 2013, Comments: Comments Off on Can an MRI show where it hurts?

“Free MRI review. Send your MRI today” (…and we will determine that you are a surgical candidate.) This is a common marketing gimmick used by many spine surgery practices. But, can you really determine if a patient is a surgical candidate just by looking at an MRI? This goes to the heart of another dilemma….can an MRI show a pain […]