Our top MRI scan requests ranked by area are as follows:

  1. MRI scan lumbar spine – typically ordered for low back pain, arthritis or a bulging disc.
  2. MRI scan lower extremity – typically ordered for arthritis or injuries of the hip or knee.
  3. MRI scan of the brain with or without contrast – typically ordered for headaches and for neurological disorders.
  4. MRI scan upper extremity – typically ordered for arthritis or sports injuries of the shoulder or elbow.
  5. MRI scan cervical spine – typically ordered for neck pain associated with arthritis or a bulging disc.