Ligament injuries cause two serious problems to the spine that can be accurately identified with two different and unique form of imaging, Stress X-Rays and MRI. These two serious spinal ligament conditions are excessive joint motion and disc herniation. This latter the disc injury is accurately diagnosed with and MRI but the former condition, excessive joint motion which is often the most problematic and cannot be diagnosed with recumbent (lay down on your back and don’t move) MRI, is diagnosed with Stress X-rays of the spine and CRMA®