MRI Screening Lumbar Spine
What is MRI Screening Lumbar Spine?
A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) screening of the Lumbar Spine creates a picture of the lower back and its surrounding soft tissues. The lumbar region of the spine, more commonly known as the lower back, consists of five vertebrae labeled L1 through L5.
This test is prescribed by the doctor to diagnose severe back pain and birth defects (congenital) which affect the spine and to evaluate the level of injury of the lower spine and frequent lower back pain.
Why is MRI Screening Lumbar Spine done?
- To diagnose severe back pain and birth defects (congenital) which affects spine
- To diagnose the cause of severe and persistent leg pain
- To evaluate the level of injury of lower spine and frequent lower back pain
- To find out the bladder problems and multiple sclerosis
- To detect the spine or brain cancer