Back Pain - Caused by Neck?

Patient

Q: I have had severe pain in my mid to upper back for about 15 years. I do have scoliosis, but doctors have told me that shouldn't cause pain. My doctor is suggesting an expensive MRI of my NECK. Is it more likely that a problem in my neck would be causing pain in my back, rather than a problem in back?

Symptoms:  Pain in mid/upper back
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