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A 22-year-old female asked:

My uncle has lumbar spondylosis with disc space narrowing at l1/l2, l2/l3 & l5/s1 levels, what do you mean of this? what should we do?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
This is a wear and tear degenerative process, and you describe degenerative disc disease at 3 levels. Management depends upon symptoms, which are not described. Generic approaches may involve physical therapy and McKenzie Back Exercises. Some patients do well by swimming. On occasion back injections may stabilize for a time.
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