MRI Both Ankle Joints
What is MRI Both Ankle Joints?
A Magnetic Resonance Imagining (MRI) of the Ankle Joints is used to visualize the bones of the ankle joint (tibia and fibula) along with the surrounding soft tissues like the tendons, ligaments, muscles, and blood vessels.
This test is prescribed by the doctor to diagnose any fractured bones of the ankle joint and the images obtained from MRI provide a roadmap for surgeons to make repairs to broken bones, torn ligaments, and ruptured tendons.
Why is MRI Both Ankle Joints done?
- To diagnose any broken/fractured bones of the ankle joint
- To diagnose any injury to the soft tissues like ligaments, tendons or the surrounding muscles
- To diagnose any suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones and arthritis (inflammation of the joints)
- To diagnose foot abscess (deep infections of the soft tissues) and osteomyelitis (infection of the bones)
Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MRI Both Ankle Joints
Frequently Asked Questions about MRI Both Ankle Joints