What is MRI Brain and Spine?

Category: Procedures

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique that uses magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the organs and tissues within the body. These images can be used to evaluate your body’s structure and function.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 11 2
Multiple sclerosis 9 3
Brain lesions 1 2
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Transverse myelitis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MRI Brain and Spine

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1
Exhaustion 1
Headaches 1
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having MRI Brain and Spine

Dosage Patients
one time 1
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MRI Brain and Spine.