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Spine and Back Health

Fusion v Disc replacement

06/02/2009

Question:

I have been recommended for a lumbar fusion l5/s1. I was wondering what the criteria is for disc replacement. I am 43 yrs of age and live a busy social and work life. There must be benefits to each option, what are they?

Thanks in advance for you reply.

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