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what is spondylosis or the lower lumbar spine

A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes, but: Stop guessing and see your doctor, as you could be correct if you are compressing bilateral S-1 roots, but instead, you could have peripheral neuropat ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: For many folks it is painless. It is simply part of the aging process. Depending on your genes, some degeneration begins during the teen years; everyo ... Read More
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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Normal aging process: Spondylosis implies degenerative changes of the spine joints. It is expected that as you go from age 10 to 20 to 40 to 60 to 80, amount of spondylosis ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Non impact exercise: Swimming walking bicycle with seat back. Focus on spine extension stretching and strengthening, avoid flexion.
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Start slow and listen to your body. Low impact exercises would be best in the beginning.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Combo causes pain: Spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the spine. It happens when the joints in our spine degenerate. It can protrude into the spinal foramen.Disc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: I would suggest seeing a pain specialist or an orthopedic surgeon
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
The surgery with the: Best prognosis & the best outcomes is the one that is truly indicated after failing nonoperative care done by a surgeon who is well qualified who wil ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Wear and tear: It simply means 'wear and tear.' Over time, our back, our hips and other areas in our bodies develop changes of arthritis from use; particularly thos ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
These findings are: all part of the spectrum of degenerative arthritis. The facets are small joints between the posterior parts of successive vertebral bodies. Foramina ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Since it is a new observation that you made in your case, get examined.

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