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What causes degenerative spine?

I would like to know what specialist I need . My doctor says that my spine has degenerated duew to age and its touching a nerve. with a result I am getting acute pain in the lower half of my body. I am 72 years old and my weight is 58 Kg and height 5 ft 3 inches. otherewise I have no health problem
Wed, 22 Jul 2020
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Hello,

It is nothing but an age related thinning and erosion of the spine. In most cases conservative treatment will be enough. You can consult a spine specialist for expert opinion.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain
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What causes degenerative spine?

Hello, It is nothing but an age related thinning and erosion of the spine. In most cases conservative treatment will be enough. You can consult a spine specialist for expert opinion. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain