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Chronic lower back pain after an accident. Surgery suggested for gap in the spine. Any other treatment?

my friend had an accident in Jan 2012. at that time she took the bed rest. but recently she is suffering from a chronic lower back pain . after MRI dr concluded that there is GAP increased in SPINE and operation is must. Is it necessary for her to go with operation to get rid off pain.or by exercise, yoga and some Ayurvedic treatment she can be fit.
Asked On : Sun, 4 Nov 2012
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Accident in jan 2012.Now she is suffering from chronic low back ache.This may be due to various causes like disc prolapse,fractures,subluxation/dislocations of the spine etc.U just mentioned there is a increased gap in MRI.It would be better if u could atleast message the mri conclusion report.With out any reason no doctor suggests surgery.If u have any doubt regarding this, nothing wrong in getting a second opinion from another neurosurgeon.Pls first get another doctor opinion n then think of yoga/exercise as these still aggravate the problem if there is severe disc prolapse/fracture.
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