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Can an injury cause a bone spur and a degenerative disk? L5 - s1 area

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Dr. Richard Rooney
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Yes. A

Yes. A specific injury is one thing that causes a degenerative disc.
Age, wear and tear, infections are other things that can cause degenerative discs as well.

In brief: Yes. A

Yes. A specific injury is one thing that causes a degenerative disc.
Age, wear and tear, infections are other things that can cause degenerative discs as well.
Dr. Richard Rooney
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Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Yes, but

Yes, but typically takes a year or more to develop after the injury.

In brief: Yes, but

Yes, but typically takes a year or more to develop after the injury.
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