How to Read a MRI of the Normal Lumbar Spine | Lower-Back | Vail Spine Specialist

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Dr. Donald Corenman is one of a handful of neck and back doctors that are both an MD and doctor of chiropractic (DC). His practice with the Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO serves the Vail Denver area. Dr. Corenman's patients travel from the US and abroad seeking resolution for chronic back pain and failed surgical treatment.

Vail spine specialist, Dr. Donald Corenman ( | 970-479-5895) is a spine surgeon and spine expert practicing at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO. Dr. Corenman has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating all conditions associated with the neck, back and spine. He created this video to help patients with understanding an MRI of the normal lumbar spine.

Dr. Corenman is a skilled researcher of the spine. You can learn more about Dr. Corenman, his practice, the spine conditions he treats and review his vast library of resources by visiting his educational website at

This video—Understanding an MRI of the Normal Lumbar Spine—is designed for the primary care physician or specialist such as a Chiropractor or Physical Therapist to use to learn how to read and understand the MRI of the lumbar spine. The image shown in the video represents a normal scan. In the scan all of the structures scanned are normal in appearance and not injured or degenerative. When you can recognize what normal looks like, you can determine what an abnormal finding is. This video: Understanding an MRI of the Normal Lumbar Spine, is the companion video to the next two videos in the series: MRI of Lumbar Herniated Disc and MRI of a Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolysthesis with Spinal stenosis.

This video is designed to give you a basic understanding of the anatomy of the lumbar spine and then to identify the basic changes that occur with degenerative disc disease, herniated discs and spinal stenosis.

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