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Is a MRI best option to find out the cause for leg and back pain ?

im 21 5 5 & have been pretty healthy most my life.i was hit by a truck 2 years ago causing leg & back problems.i recently fell at work because my knee gave wont quit hurting and when i walk on it it pops & feels like im going to fall the xray said nothing was wrong.would a mri be the best option now
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jul 2011
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It will be better if MRI was done under your doctor's supervision. Your spine should be investigated for herniated discs or fractures too.
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Answered: Mon, 11 Jul 2011
Nephrologist Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha's  Response
Thanks for the query. If there is nothing on the x ray then it rules out a fracture but doesnt rule out lateral and medial menisceal tear for which MRI will help . Have a nice day.
Answered: Mon, 11 Jul 2011
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