The presence of a structural issue does not mean it is the cause of your pain. Have a look at the ever-expanding information showing why.
MRI and X-Ray Often Worse than Useless for Back Pain
Why your disc bulge may not always explain your pain:
Do not routinely offer imaging for uncomplicated low back pain
Prevalence of abnormal findings in 230 knees of asymptomatic adults using 3.0 T MRI
Low Back Pain: MRIs Should Be Used Sparingly in Patients With Low Back Pain
Choosing Wisely® Imaging for Low Back Pain
Systematic literature review of imaging features of spinal degeneration in asymptomatic populations
Low Back Pain: Should I Have an MRI?
Early Degeneration On MRI Does Not Predict Low BackPain Symptoms At 30 Year Follow-Up
Downstream Consequences of Inappropriate Early MRI for Low Back Pain