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davidjbellisddavidjbellis Posts: 3
edited 05/05/2017 - 7:06 AM in Upper Back Pain, Thoracic
There has been much said about MRI's many times the spine is not infringed. Just remember MRi results are of a person relaxed in a still position. It does not take into account what happens when you are moving when discs etc could press on spine/nerves. Many decades ago if you had an ulcer it was stress.Now we know this is rubbish.
There is a new MRI in the States that rather than a fixed position it produces an MRi video so any problems that occur when body moves would show nerve inpingement.
Another interesting tool which top world hospitals use is thermograms [edit]  Thermongrams work on basis of showing temprature and pain produces chemicals that make heat potentially even burn you producing blisters.
There is another development of a nerve microscope which shows specific problems,
I am in the UK and there is a basis tendancy for Spinal Surgeons not to diagnosis in areas where and operation is very risky.This means  you will never have a fully informed picture for you to make a decision.[edit]
I have ahd 3 ADR discs.


  • "I am in the UK and there is a basis tendancy for Spinal Surgeons not to diagnosis in areas where and operation is very risky."

                This would explain my experience with an on the job specialist I was sent to.
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