An imaging technique that uses radio waves and a magnetic field to produce images of the spine and the surrounding tissues is called MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of the spine. It is used to detect bone, ligament, or spinal cord injury after spine injury, to determine the cause of back pain, to assess intervertebral disc and joint diseases, or to see if there is any tumor.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe pain in my cervicothoracic spine and upper right back and scapula and right shoulder and right arm accompanied by numbness in the right forearm for the last 40 days. The pain is acute during bending, sitting, and walking but I get some relief while lying down... Read Full »
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Query: Hello doctor, I hurt my lower back maybe a year or two ago, and I was in a lot of pain. I am a dancer and was lifting my dance partner into the air without stretching and hurt my lower back severely. I could not even walk at that time. I was in agony. I never saw a doctor for this pain as I was scar... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you need to take care of your back more than before. First of all, you need to do an x-ray and MRI to get the root cause of the pain. Until and unless you do not get the exact cause, it is better to avoid any kind of stress on the back. It is always necessar... Read Full »