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Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple Causes: Normal aging, trauma, infection, arthritis are some of the main causes.
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A 77-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Spondylosis: Spondylosis is a term referring to degenerative osteoarthritis of the joints between the centra of the spinal vertebrae and/or neural foraminae. If se ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spondylosis: Unfortunately.. once you have spondylosis (or arthritis of the spine), you have what you have. There is no way to reverse the process, although this d ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: It is a x-ray term used to described normal aging process of the spine. It may not cause any symptoms.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cure is a special : Recently formed spondylolysis can heal themselves with stillness and bracing or cast needs to include a thigh if the spondylolysis is at L5 pars heal ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Options: Pt/core strengthening medications injection therapies to the facet joints healthy lifestyle: tobacco cessation, weight loss other: manual manipula ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Don't age but also : It is a x-ray term used to described normal aging process of the spine. It may not cause any symptoms. However, smoking and being overweight can acc ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Spondylolysis: Spondylolysis is fracture of portion of posterior ring of vertebral body usually L4 or l5.Can be postraumatic, sometimes inherited, related to . Under ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Variable: Often seen in setting of previous trauma or ongoing injury (example paratroopers) can also be congenital.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Spondylosis refers to degeneration of the disks and joints of the spine leading to bone spur formation. If these bone spurs compress nerves or the spi ... Read More
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