Modic changes and their associations with clinical findings

  title={Modic changes and their associations with clinical findings},
  author={Per Kjaer and Lars Korsholm and Tom Bendix and Joan Solgaard Sorensen and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
It is believed that disc degeneration (DD) is, in general, only mildly associated with low back pain (LBP). MRI-identified Modic changes (MC), probably a late stage of DD, are relatively strongly associated with LBP but it is not known if people with MC also have a specific clinical profile. The purpose of this study was to investigate if the clinical findings differ in people with Modic changes (MC) as compared to those with only degenerative disc findings or none at all. In a population-based… CONTINUE READING