Human Anatomy and Physiology

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High school athletes and active adults who play and compete in various sports commonly injury a joint or joints through their training and competition- commonly the shoulder, hip, and/or knee joint. Typically if a patient presents with a joint injury, imagining of that joint will be ordered- commonly X-rays or MRI. What advantages and disadvantages do X-rays and MRIs have over one another?

If an athlete presents to a clinic with persistent joint pain from a recent injury should they automatically have an MRI on that joint or go through X-rays and physical therapy and/or at home care first? Should they have both X-rays and a MRI completed? Why or why not? What factors and issues, including financial, should be taken into account with your decision?

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School: UT Austin




Human Anatomy and Physiology

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Human Anatomy and Physiology

The study of body configurations and performance is referred to as human anatomy and
physiology. X-Ray refers to the process where a slight quantity of radiation goes into human
anatomy to assess injuries or diseases. While, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) integrates a
great magnetic field and radio waves to yield more accurate pictures ...

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