Cervical Spine MRI

Cervical Spine MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging uses a strong magnetic field, radio waves, and a computer to produce high resolution images of the area of the body that is being examined.  A MRI of the cervical spine is used in the evaluation of patients that have neck pain wither due to an acute injury or chronic wear and tear.  The exam can be performed without contrast and it is effective in the evaluation of disc herniation, spinal stenosis, nerve impingement, degenerative facet arthritis resulting in headaches, and in excluding fractures.   Intravenous contrast may be given to patients if they have persistent pain following prior surgery to evaluate for scaring or in patients with a history of cancer to exclude cancer metastasis.   To schedule your MRI of the cervical spine appointment, call 1-855-435-4836 or visit Elite MRI of Michigan www.elitemriofmichigan.com.

 

Elite MRI of Michigan puts patient care at the center of all we do.  Whether you’re dealing with a knee injury or a complex cancer diagnosis, compassionate care is part of Elite MRI of Michigan.  Elite MRI of Michigan utilizes Siemen’s equipment, with its unique short bore design and advanced acquisition technology, this allows for improved patient comfort, openness, and reduced scan times.  You can be confident that our radiologists will deliver consistent, accurate, timely, and dependable reports that you and your doctor can rely on to have a meaningful impact in your care plan and treatment decisions. From diagnosis, to treatment, and recovery, our team works with your physician to quickly and accurately address your medical needs.

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  1. Denise Grant says:

    Out of curiosity, What is the white mass on the back of this patients neck?

    • Elite MRI of Michigan says:

      Thank you for the question. This is just normal fat that will be present at the base of the neck and top of the thoracic spine. I assure you this is a normal finding and something that we see in most patients.

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