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Oak Harbor, WA
A 30-year-old male asked:

I have severe disc desiccation on my l5-s1 according to my mri , is this a good reason for surgery? i'm 30 looking for long term results

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Kufdakis
39 years experience
Not always: You could try conservative management first like physical therapy, exercises, or manipulation therapy. These modalities could be tried alone or in combinations.

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