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Degenerative Spinal Conditions: Lumbar and Cervical Spine

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Podcast: Degenerative Spinal Conditions

Tim Witham, MD, discusses treatment alternatives for lumbar (lower back) and cervical ...

Date: 02/21/2011

Neurosurgeon Tim Witham discusses treatment alternatives for lumbar (lower back) and cervical spine conditions

Program Notes:

0:10  Treatment of degenerative spinal conditions
1:19  New treatment technology
2:13  Artificial disc is not appropriate for many patients
3:12  Lower lumbar areas more difficult to operate minimally invasively
4:15  Rise in +85 yr old patients seeking evaluation
5:01  Vitamin D deficiency a surprising cause
6:03  A boost for your bone with new medication
7:00  Wait as long as you can tolerate
8:02  Improving outcomes
9:00  Comprehensive care
9:32  End

 

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