Free MRI review - second specialist opinion

Spinal MRIHealth is one of the highest and most precious life values and any deterioration to it brings about a lot of questions. If you are interested in obtaining a specialist opinion of your diagnosis and you also want to be fully informed about everything regarding your health and the different treatment options, try the new service available at EuroPainClinics® “Free MRI review - second specialist opinion” - a non-biased evaluation of your magnetic resonance imaging results, offered on our website.

Get a second independent specialist opinion of your MRI for free!

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Dr. Róbert Rapčan

MUDr. Robert Rapčan, FIPP

Interventional Pain Management Specialist

Dr. Rapcan, FIPP, is a certified interventional pain management specialist for Sweden, Norway, United Kingdom, Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, and one of Europe’s leading specialists in the treatment of pain using special intervention techniques.

Dr. Michael Hess

G. Michael Hess, M.D.

Spinal surgeon

Dr. George Michael Hess, M.D. is an international specialist in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and interventional pain management. With more than 1500 successful endoscopic surgeries, he belongs to one of the most experienced endoscopic surgeons in Europe as well as worldwide.

Dr. Štefan Harčarufka

MUDr. Štefan Harčarufka

Head of the radiology department

Dr. Harcarufka is a radiologist with a 16 year long experience in MRI and CT diagnostics. He is a member of the Slovak Radiologist Society. His expert knowledge endlessly contributes to the development of the radiological field.

EuroPainClinics® magnetic resonance imaging review - MRI - second specialist opinion

Many years of clinical experience in the application of unique treatment methods and medical procedures made us one of the leading experts in the treatment of chronic pain. We guarantee a professional and non-biased opinion, which will reassure you about your health status and all decisions made about further treatment. The Independent evaluation is prepared by experienced experts from relevant fields of medicine with many years of clinical experience in domestic and foreign workplaces. For a complex review of your results, we take in mind not only your MRI, but also your health status together with the localisation, type, duration and intensity of your pain.

Why should you use the “Free MRI review - second specialist opinion” service?

A second specialist opinion presents many benefits:

  • it will confirm the accuracy of your diagnosis
  • it will indicate any other clinical possibilities of your health status
  • it offers new treatment options
  • it brings about a set of new medical information

The results of your MRI (ideally from the last 3 months, definitely not older than 6 months) should be sent to us together with the filled in form “Medical opinion” according to the instructions in the "Send MRI" section of this website. We will evaluate your MRI in up to 3 working days.


The “Free MRI review - second specialist opinion” service is provided without any additional fees. According to the results and medical indications, we will send you our medical standpoint together with a suggested treatment plan as well as a recommendation to your first visit at our clinic. Alternatively, we can directly send you a suggested treatment procedure with a planned date. Stay well informed about your diagnosis and health status, and keep a safe and positive outlook on your physical and mental well-being.

EuroPainClinics® “Free MRI review - second specialist opinion” service

  • professional and non-biased specialist opinion
  • suggested new treatment options using unique methods
  • 100% confidentiality and total protection of your data

About EuroPainClinics®

"Our mission is to provide professional and innovative health care solutions that can relieve pain skillfully and precisely. To this end, we employ modern minimally invasive endoscopic procedures, along with first-class support and services, where pain is concerned."

Interventional pain management: our innovative approach

EuroPainClinics® is a scientific supervisor for all European partner clinics with a unique focus on interventional pain management. It specialises in the treatment of chronic back pain. Other fields of treatment include cervical pain, headache, facial pain and knee pain. The clinical facilities of EuroPainClinics® provide complex interventional diagnostics and a wide portfolio of minimally invasive and endoscopic procedures. Many years of clinical experience, up-to-date and innovative treatment methods, the most modern technologies and mainly its highly specialised medical experts make EuroPainClinics® one of the leading experts in the interventional management of pain. EuroPainClinics® has also successfully been progressing with its own activities in the fields of science, research and education.

MRI review and precise diagnosis: the core of the treatment

The priority of EuroPainClinics® is the localisation and identification of the source - area of the pain, which is discovered by precisely examining the back. Before starting the treatment, a detailed review of X-ray, MRI and CT results is performed by highly skilled experts in the fields of interventional pain management, radiology, neurology, spinal surgery and orthopaedic surgery. A specific treatment plan is determined for each patient individually, according to a multi-disciplinary evaluation. This allows us to design the most effective and adequate treatment methods for an efficient relief of pain or a significant decrease in the intensity of the pain.

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Submitting your Medical opinion document and MRI

Please move your attention to the form below named “Medical Opinion”. Please answer the questions as precisely as possible, attach the file with your MRI and submit. Please note that currently, we only evaluate MRI scans of the spine. Furthermore, we would like to inform you that to successfully upload your MRI, it is necessary to compress, i.e. merge the files into one ZIP archive. Our team will review if the recorded files were uploaded successfully, and if we will have any additional questions or if we need any additional information, we will contact you by e-mail or telephone. If we will consider your health indications as an appropriate condition for one of the minimally-invasive or endoscopic procedures at EuroPainClinics®, we will send you together with the review of your MRI, a suggestion of a treatment plan, which could significantly help improve your health-related problems.

If you do not know how to compress the files into a ZIP archive, please watch this short video

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Currently, we only evaluate MRI scans of these spine types:




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On the following interactive figure, mark your pain. First please select the type of pain and then click on a character and place the marker, where you feel the pain. You can use as many types of pain as needed and mark several areas of body.
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On the number line 0-10 mark the average intensity (power) of the pain experienced last week
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By submitting the data, the user expresses consent to the processing of personal data under the Act Nr. 428/2002 of Slovak law on the protection of personal data. The operator of this website pledges that all personal data provided by the user via the form will not be disclosed without the consent of the owner of this data to third parties. At the same time, they commit to deleting all of the users data from their database any time the user requests it.
The professional evaluation of the MRI examination and recommendations for the therapeutic procedure are based only on the facts given by the patient in the submitted form and the patient's MRI examination and they are informative only. For a mandatory assessment of the patient's health condition and a recommendation for a further therapeutic procedure, personal examination of the patient by the appropriate physician is necessary.
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EuroPainClinics offers a professional therapeutic approach

EpiduroscopyEpiduroscopy is a procedure most commonly performed in patients with persistent pain or pain that has arisen following spinal surgery.
Endoscopic discectomyA procedure for patients with chronic back pain caused by a prolapsed or slipped non-intervertebral disc.
Endoscopic rhizotomyA procedure in which an endoscope is used to treat the facet (vertebrae joining) joint due to it being a source of chronic lower back pain.
Medial branch blockAn anaesthetic is injected into the proximity of the medial branches to find out if these minor nerves are a source of pain.
Nerve-root blockA local anaesthetic is injected into the spinal nerve to find out if the nerve is a source of pain.
Provocation discographyThis operation is performed if there is a suspicion that the pain is caused by a damaged disc.
Radiofrequency thermoablationAn operation where an electrical current is applied to the affected tissue under a local anaesthetic. High temperature is used to destroy the target nerve.
Pulsed radiofrequencyDuring pulsed radiofrequency, an interrupted electric current works on the affected tissue to block the transfer of painful stimuli.
Adhesiolysis using a navigable catheterA catheter is used to administer medication, disrupt lighter adhesions and diagnose the spinal canal, is very precisely targeted to the site of suspected disability.
Adhesiolysis with pulsed radiofrequency - DRGBy applying mild heat and an intermittent electric current to the source of pain - the root nerve - there is a reduction in pain intensity.
Intradiscal disc treatmentA method by which part of the degenerate internal tissue is removed from the core of the damaged disc and then the disc is sealed with a radio frequency probe.

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