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I have spondylolisthesis herniated disc at L4 l5.Had 4 epidurals some relief, back exercise the pain is worse.Heat &meds help some what else can I do?
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Try back support
For some, a simple elastic lumbar support can help as well as a tens unit.
About 30% choose surgery with an 85% success rate.

In brief: Try back support
For some, a simple elastic lumbar support can help as well as a tens unit.
About 30% choose surgery with an 85% success rate.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Surgery
According to the sport trials, surgery for spondylolisthesis is quite effective in patients who fail non-operative modalities.
The surgery most often required is a fusion.

In brief: Surgery
According to the sport trials, surgery for spondylolisthesis is quite effective in patients who fail non-operative modalities.
The surgery most often required is a fusion.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
In brief: Consider
An evaluation by an osteopathic physician, a physician trained in the musculoskeletal system, to review options.

In brief: Consider
An evaluation by an osteopathic physician, a physician trained in the musculoskeletal system, to review options.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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