MRIs: The Gold Standard?

There's been a number of studies looking at whether imaging effectively demonstrates cause and effect for various pain conditions. In other words, can the bulging disk in your MRI effectively explain the pain you're experiencing? In a recent study, researchers have shown that the majority of healthy people (even young adults) show signs of disc bulging. It's a fascinating read! These studies are changing the way we think about pathology and pain. Have a read! 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25584950/