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Saint Charles, MO
A 19-year-old female asked:

dx: lumbar disc desiccation/ddd and arthritis. how long should physical therapy be used? brings much relief but have been going off and on 18 months.

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Just need to convert: To a home exercise program taking what you learned from physical therapy and incorporating that into a regular exercise routine while avoiding smoking and staying trim.

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Last updated May 6, 2019

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