Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease

  title={Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease},
  author={Andrei Fernandes Joaquim and Ot{\'a}vio Turolo da Silva and Barlas Benkli and Ronald A. LehmanJr},
Spondylosis is the term related to the degenerative changes that occur in the spine with aging, in all its segments. The majority of the population will have asymptomatic spondylosis. The most common symptoms of lumbar degenerative disease are back pain and radiculopathy and may be due to lumbar disc herniation and lumbar stenosis—the most common reasons for spinal surgery in the world. Lumbar disc herniation generally occurs in younger adults affecting the lower lumbar levels in most of the… CONTINUE READING