By Richard Lenti
It’s not uncommon for doctors to order magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests for patients complaining of back pain, headaches and other health problems.
But according to a study by Canadian researchers published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, most MRI’s ordered by doctors for lower back pain are inappropriate or of questionable value. Family doctors are more likely to order unnecessary MRI tests than other specialists.
Read more at National Pain Report.
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