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A 34-year-old male asked about a 57-year-old male:

What is the treatment for lumbar spondylosis i.e narrowed space between l5 and s1?

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Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Leeanswered
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 25 years experience
Not surgery: Spondylosis is ubiquitous in the middle ages and beyond. Research has shown that it is not possible to reliably and definitively diagnosis/isolate spondylosis as a primary cause of lbp to predict any level of success with injections or surgery. Patients are best off trying noninvasive measures including wellness initiatives such as exercise, weight reduction, stress management, mindfulness, etc.
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