Agree, there may be a corporate interest pushing her for more expensive tests, and she definitely doesn't understand the mechanics of swimming. I've made an appointment with my former doc in Northern Virginia for a second opinion and I'm having the x rays sent to him. If he thinks there's a reason for more tests, I'll do the MRI. Otherwise, the McKenzie technique that I've been using for my neck has worked very well and if I don't slump or push my head forward I'm pretty much pain free. My physical therapist said I'm not the first person she's heard complain about this particular doc, btw.