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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the ankle and foot
What is Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Hock?
The ankle magnetic resonance (MR) scan is an examination to obtain the most detailed imaging of the ankle, ligaments, muscles, and other structures of the ankle and foot that are clearer and more detailed than other imaging methods.
When is the ankle and foot MRI used?
The ankle MR is used to diagnose and evaluate: degenerative joint disorders (arthritis), ligament and tendon ruptures, sports-related injuries (bumps, strains, joint wounds), work-related injuries (injuries caused by repeated stress, strong bumps or vibrations) , infection (such as osteomyelitis), tumors (primary tumors and metastases), joint and bone pain, swelling or bleeding in joint tissues, ankle pain, muscle rupture, Achilles tendon rupture.