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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Wear & tear: The end result of an active lifestyle combined with adverse genetics may include disc degeneration, bone spurs, arthritic spinal , (facet) joints, abn ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Spinal disease: Neurosurgeons, physiatrists, pain management doctors, orthopedic spine surgeons.
Dr. Thomas A. McNally
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgeons: I admit my answer is (as all answers are) biased. Orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, neurologists, physiatrists (rehabilitation doc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Variable!: Degenerative is part of the human condition. It can be silent (no symptoms). It is often associated with discomfort in the neck, mid back, and low bac ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Guarded prognosis: This typically means that based on the condition we cannot make a clean cut determination as to which way pone could go. Essentially you have a 50/50 ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Spinal Disease: This is a very general term. Spinal disease can occur in the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid back), or lumbar (low back) spine. Typically, patients wil ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Djd: Yes exercise is always good. Degenerative disease is a normal process of getting old. Not all instances are necessarily painful. Exercise with strengt ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the symptoms and their severity. Many folks respond well to simple measures like exercise, stretching, strengthening, over the counter m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Spinal disease: Certainly your pcp, also neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedic spine surgeon, pain doctor, rehab medicine doctor can also do this for you.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Spine disorder: A guarded prognosis means that the future of this disease is not well known and significant complications may occur. No one has a crystal ball so seek ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
There are: Seronegative spondyloarthropathies can attack the spine; however they do not cause degenerative disk disease which is what it sounds like you have di ... Read More
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