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Spondylolisthesis cause swelling leg

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
No: Most likely no. It would have to be a high grade slip to push against the blood vessels to and from your leg. If you have swelling of one foot/ankle, ... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
No: Itcan make you leg feel swollen with nerve impingement but not visually swollen.

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Explanation : Yes. Definitely yes. Try physical therapy and learn special exercises to help yourself.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Stenosis of L-5 of the spinal canal can cause weakness, leg pain, paresthesias and this can occur in both lower extremities. Usual treatment includes ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Evolving problem: Dysraphism issues vary by case & the initial surgery is focused at closing the defect while preserving as much function as possible.Open defects would... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thiru Annaswamy
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 29 years experience
Probably not: Mild leg length inequality, deviated nasal septum and facial asymmetry are very common. So, those traits are difficult to associate with gr ii listhes... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery 49 years experience
Depends: Sometimes just physical therapy and back bracing can help. If the problem persists, a surgery to take pressure off the nerves and fusing the back in ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
Endocrinology 64 years experience
Nerve pressure: Likely it causes nerve compression at L3,or4 Get MRI for sponylolithiasis. Temporary help with intrathecal steroid injection..............
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: It is not unuasal to have that pain in the back with your diagosis? Pain in the legs indicate some nerve root involment. Do you have MRI done on you... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 16 years experience
Depends on multiple : Factors. It appears your symptoms are mainly leg pain, and hence a surgeon may have decided that the l45 was the only level with stenosis or pressure ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lundin
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Surgery is best : Many studies show that for patients with symptomatic spondylolistheis, surgical management is superior to physical therapy. However if surgery is not... Read More

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