Title

Comparison of MRI Positions and Implications for Evaluation of Spine Health

Lead Author Affiliation

Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences

Introduction

MRIs have traditionally been performed with patient lying on his or her back, in supine position. This position alters how gravity and posture affects the positioning of the spine, resulting in false negative findings upon assessment. There is a need to establish more accurate MRI techniques.

Location

DUC Ballroom A&B

Format

Poster Presentation

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Comparison of MRI Positions and Implications for Evaluation of Spine Health

DUC Ballroom A&B

MRIs have traditionally been performed with patient lying on his or her back, in supine position. This position alters how gravity and posture affects the positioning of the spine, resulting in false negative findings upon assessment. There is a need to establish more accurate MRI techniques.