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POSITION ON MRI OF THE FOOT?

Posted by RICHIE A on 1/03/04 at 07:38 (141210)

I AM HAVING AN MRI FOR MY FOOT AND WAS WONDERING WAHT POSITION I WILL BE IN? FACE DOWN OR ON MY BACK? KIND OF KINKY HA HA , BUT A SERIOUS QUESTION BECAUSE I AM CLAUSTROPHOBIC.

Re: POSITION ON MRI OF THE FOOT?

Dr. David S. Wander on 1/03/04 at 10:34 (141226)

You should be on your back during the MRI. If you are claustrophobic you shouldn't have any problem. Since it is your foot, the majority of your body should not be positioned in the 'tube'.