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A 41-year-old female asked:

Mild bulge l4/5 10 years ago from lifting heavy object. now bulge at l3/4, 4/5. i had therapy and always careful w/ lifting- why back got worse?

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Dr. Bikash Bose
Neurosurgery 45 years experience
Degenerating discs: Part of the aging process. Some people are more prone than others. Also risk factors like smoking and obesity can accelerate the process

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Last updated Jun 4, 2017

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