A 29-year-old female asked:
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should i have artificial discs put in my back for annular tearing and bulging of l4/5 and l5/s1?

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Dr. Richard Jackson
11 years experience Neurology
Only you can decide : This needs to be an extensive conversation between yiu and the doctor recommending it. Spine surgery is no small thing and disc abnormalities happen to almost everyone. The question to ask is "what is the purpose of replacement? What is to be gained?"
Answered on Jul 23, 2018

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