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When is disk replacement considered for lower back pain?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

Disk replacement is only performed when a degenerated disk has failed all non-surgical management and lower back pain does not improve with physical therapy and medication. Watch the video for more information on disk replacement for lower back pain.

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