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Fusion of the spine, what are other alternatives?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: If there is

Instability or if you are developing extremity motor deficits, not much for alternatives.
However, if you have no instability and no weakness, then there are many. From physical therapy to acupuncture to epidurals and medication, there are many different routes to take. Discuss with an experienced pain physician about what options are appropriate for you and avoid surgery.

In brief: If there is

Instability or if you are developing extremity motor deficits, not much for alternatives.
However, if you have no instability and no weakness, then there are many. From physical therapy to acupuncture to epidurals and medication, there are many different routes to take. Discuss with an experienced pain physician about what options are appropriate for you and avoid surgery.
Dr. Robert Kent
Dr. Robert Kent
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