Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) provides a wide range of high quality community health services for Medway residents; from health visitors and district nurses to speech and language therapists and out of hours urgent care.
Published on: 8 February 2019
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Many wonder whether they need a scan for their pain. The most common reason cited for wanting a scan is to “see what is going on.” The good news is that the vast majority of people do not need a scan. In fact, it should be considered a good thing if a practitioner does not think you need a scan – it shows there is nothing of concern. However, there are some instances where a scan is useful:
The reason why we do not scan to see what is going on is because we know some changes are normal as we age
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