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Biologic Therapies for Intervertebral Degenerative Disc Disease : A Review of Novel Applications

@inproceedings{Navani2017BiologicTF,
  title={Biologic Therapies for Intervertebral Degenerative Disc Disease : A Review of Novel Applications},
  author={Navani and Jj Wei},
  year={2017}
}
  • Navani, Jj Wei
  • Published 2017
  • Intervertebral disc disease is a common cause of low back pain affecting both the young and the elderly. Standard treatment options involve conservative treatments such as physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications but also include more invasive techniques such as injections, thermal ablation, and surgery. Despite these treatments, chronic low back pain in many of these patients continues to persist limiting their function and quality of life. There has been a great interest in using… CONTINUE READING

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