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20 yo f. Pars defect @ L5 and facet arthritis in l2-l5. Chronic since March. PT, and injections help very little. Bracing doesnt help either. Options?

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Dr. Steven Simon
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: See spine surgeon

A pain doctor can determine if the pars defect is the cause of,pain.
If so, then surgery is an option, spinal cord stimulation, and various pain meds can help,this situation.

In brief: See spine surgeon

A pain doctor can determine if the pars defect is the cause of,pain.
If so, then surgery is an option, spinal cord stimulation, and various pain meds can help,this situation.
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