Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbar spine is quite safe and painless form of test that takes help of magnetic field and radio waves just to produce detailed pictures of the lumbar spine and find out if there is any kind of problem or not. This kind of test is done to detect problems with the bones (vertebrae), soft tissues (such as the spinal cord), nerves, and disks.
The test is performed by the professionals and with utmost care. MRI of the lumbar spine can prove to be useful in evaluating various symptoms such as lower back pain, leg pain, numbness, tingling or weakness, or problems with bladder and bowel control. It can also prove to be help to diagnose tumors, bleeding, swelling, developmental or structural abnormalities, and infections or inflammatory conditions in the vertebrae or surrounding tissues.
The process of lumbar spine MRI usually takes about 30-60 minutes to perform the complete session. An individual, who needs to perform such tests can be done just by lying down on the table and there will be a machine that would perform the rest of the work. It indeed delivers the right result. A special plastic device called a coil may be placed around your child’s head. The table will slide into the tunnel and the technician will take images of the lumbar spine. Each scan takes a few minutes and delivers the right assistance and result to the person who is in need of performing such activity.
The professionals perform such kind of activity without fail and they deliver the right result which in place helps the doctors to visualize the reports without having any difficulty.