Chiropractors/Disc fusion


I have a serious disc degeneration at L5.   It has been recommended to either get disc fused or let disc naturally fuse itself overtime.  My question is if disc fuses naturally over time can the disc be separated if other advancements are made for artificial disc?

Currently there are surgeries that replace the disc with a fake or titanium disc. It is not recommended for all degenerative disc cases. I would re direct your question to a spinal surgeon , not a chiropractor.
That being said, if you have severe pain and nothing else has helped (ie:physical therapy, chiropractic, cold laser, traction, etc..) then surgery may be the only option.  


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David Kulla, DC


I can answer any question related to Chiropractic. Questions regarding Disc Herniation, Disc Bulge, Scoliosis and Sciatica, Pinched Nerves, Subluxations, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Headaches, Shoulder and Arm pain, Leg and Hip pain, Neck and Back pain and much more. I also have a specialty in Nutrition: Specifically with Allergies both food and environmental as well as digestion problems.


At the age of 15 I had severe scoliosis (surgery recommended). After a brace failed to help and several other conventional methods failing. I started straightening my scoliosis with Chiropractic care. 10 years later, I became a Chiropractor and no longer have scoliosis. I have been in private practice for over 10 years in New York City. I have first hand knowledge and know what its like to be a Chiropractic Patient as well as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

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