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MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) uses strong magnets and radio waves to create high quality pictures of the inside of your body. MRI can be used in all areas of your body. It's particularly useful to investigate neurological and musculoskeletal conditions such as those affecting your muscles, ligaments and tendons.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Radiology, Canterbury DHB. Last reviewed February 2020.

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