“Health is not everything, but everything is nothing without health.”
— Arthur Schopenhauer
What is Hip Magnetic Resonance Imaging?
Magnetic resonance imaging (MR) of the hips is an examination to obtain the most detailed imaging of the hips, cartilage, labrum, ligaments, muscles and other structures of the hips that are clearer and more detailed than other imaging methods by this method.
When Is Hip MR Used?
The MR hip is used to diagnose and evaluate: degenerative joint disorders (arthritis), labrum changes, ligament and tendon ruptures, sports-related injuries (punch, tensile, ankle sprain), work-related injuries (injuries caused by repeated strain, severe impact or vibration), infection (such as osteomyelitis), tumors (primary tumors and metastases), joint and bone pain, swelling or bleeding in tissues and joints, hip pain, muscle rupture