I don't think mRI's can tell drs how much pain we suffer. It's a picture. If you've never experienced chronic pain, how on earth can you understand it by looking at a picture? I don't think you can. You can try to, but will end up lacking nevertheless.
I have recently found out that many hospitals are sending scans to India to have them read. They read them and send the results back via computer, or fax, or whatever. How's that one lift your confidence level? I was shocked and not so happy to discover this. INDIA? Are they even qualified????
150mg Azathioprine, Lomotil, Iron, Nexium 2/day, Fentanyl patch, Oxycodone, Baclofin
Crohn's, Fibromyalgia, Several bulging discs, Bone spurs, Osteoarthritis, Osteopenia, Reflux, Stenosis, Strictures, Dengenerating facet joints
When I am weak, then am I strong