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I have a disc herniation on my MRI

Abnormal lumbar MRI scans often show a disc herniation or several disc herniations at various levels. They are most common at the L5-S1 and L4-L5 levels. Our patients often complain of the classic symptoms of lower back pain radiating into their buttock, posterior thigh, calf or foot. Common symptoms of a disc herniation back pain…

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Lumbar MRI scan

Understanding your lumbar MRI scan

Understanding your lumbar MRI scan can be very challenging. It is similar to learning a new language. A lumbar magnetic resonance imaging study also known as a lumbar MRI scan is a great diagnostic study that is used to look at bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons. It gives a lot more information than a plain…

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