Advancements in Imaging Techniques for Understanding Back Pain

imaging techniques for back pain

Back pain is a prevalent condition that affects individuals of all ages and can significantly impact their daily lives. The accurate diagnosis and understanding of the underlying causes of back pain are crucial for effective treatment. Recent research conducted by Fenty and colleagues has revealed groundbreaking advancements in imaging techniques that are revolutionizing the field […]

Upright MRI: Shedding Light on the Mystery of Back Pain

Upright MRI

Do you ever wonder why some people with back pain have a hard time finding relief, even after undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans? A team of researchers led by F. Alyas, D. Connell, and A. Saifuddin has uncovered an important clue. In their groundbreaking study, they discovered that traditional supine MRI, where patients lie […]

MRI image features with an evident relation to low back pain: a narrative review

What's the Relationship Between MRI Findings & Clinical Symptoms in Patients with Suspected Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis_

Low back pain (LBP) is a prevalent condition that affects millions of people worldwide and is a leading cause of disability. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbar spine is commonly used to diagnose and assess LBP. However, there is ongoing debate regarding its appropriate use and interpretation. Understanding the relationship between specific MRI image […]

Disk Degeneration Higher than Reported in the Youth at this Hospital

disk degeneration

Goal of the Study? The goal of this study1 was to have a closer look at the younger population’s lower back MRI findings. Most epidemiological investigations on youth and back pain MRIs have looked at developed countries. In this study, the researchers looked at an underdeveloped country, Uganda, along with the youth’s clinical features of […]

How Accurate Is Quantifying IVD Strain and Deformity Using DVC-MRI?

Intervertebral disc strain

A research study 1 in the Journal of Biomechanics offered findings regarding the unique potential of DVC-MRI to help assess intervertebral disc strain in patients. Why Conduct Such a Study? A common cause of musculoskeletal disorders and disabilities in people is LBP or Low Back Pain. According to statistics, 70-85% of people have experienced LBP […]