Shoulder MRI

What is a Shoulder MRI?

Shoulder MRI is a painless radiology exam which may be performed to help visualize the musculoskeletal structure of the arm & shoulder in a non-invasive manner. It aids doctors in visualizing tumors, infection, inflammation; assessing shoulder injuries such as rotator cuff tears and tendonitis; examining pain, swelling and deformity in the joint.

Who should get a Shoulder MRI?

A Shoulder MRI is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:

  1. Pain in the arm/shoulder
  2. Muscle/ligament tear
  3. Injury
  4. Internal derangement
  5. Swelling
  6. Arthritis
  7. Tendonitis

Is there radiation involved?

No. An MRI is a painless radiology technique that has the advantages of avoiding radiation exposure.

When will I receive my results?

Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.

How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?

Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.

Shoulder MRI

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This is for educational purposes only. LabFinder does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider in person for any health concerns.
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