A recent study looked at the MRIs of pain-free adult knees and found that 97% of the knees imaged showed abnormalities in at least one part of the knee. πŸ‘Ž
Imaging results do not always reflect pain. To learn more about imaging, check out the infographic attached.
May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'SHOULDER 50% of all people above age 60 have asymptomatic rotator cuff tears. CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR X-RAY OR MRI FINDINGS? Don't panic there tear visualized on your MRI or Ultrasound. LUMBAR KNEE 85% of adults have knee arthritis that does not cause pain. Lumbar disc degeneration is present in 40% of individuals under age 30, and over 90% of those above age 50. present There is little correlation between degree of degeneration and pain. In healthy 20-22 year olds with no back pain 48% had one degenerated disc & 25% had bulging disc.'