Fissure
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Annular Fissure | MRI findings with a Chronic Low Back Pain Patient

History 43 yr old female, lower back pain with proximal right leg pain, for two years. Onset was due to repetitive torsional lifting over one 8 hour shift when a conveyor belt became dysfunctional. Pain onset was progressive. The patient…
Disc Protrusion, Pain, sitting, back pain, upright MRI
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Disc Protrusion Seen Sitting – Upright MRI Reveals

Disc protrusion is defined by an extension of nuclear material extending beyond the confines of the annulus (if the base of the material is larger than the material protruding). In the flexed position, the nucleus pulposus is driven backwards…
Dynamic Imaging, Professional LxH Model
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Comparing supine to upright MRI dynamic imaging – Case study

Dynamic Imaging Important - Dynamic Spine Models to Match Ongoing Findings Upright MRI dynamic imaging entered the scene in the 2000's. Since then, controversy of its value has been under fire. Some believe that the .6 Tesla power of the FONAR…