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Any new solutions for l4/5 degeneration?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: No
Fusion replacement when all else fails and dscogram positive.

In brief: No
Fusion replacement when all else fails and dscogram positive.
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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery
In brief: Depends on symptoms
If there are no symptoms, weight loss, core strengthening exercise, smoking cessation can slow or prevent progression.
If you have symptoms, there are a variety of treatment options, ranging from observation, medical treatment, physical therapy, chiropractic treatment, injections, surgery.

In brief: Depends on symptoms
If there are no symptoms, weight loss, core strengthening exercise, smoking cessation can slow or prevent progression.
If you have symptoms, there are a variety of treatment options, ranging from observation, medical treatment, physical therapy, chiropractic treatment, injections, surgery.
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