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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis: Spondylolisthesis is the slippage of one vertebrae over another. Causes can be degenerative arthritis, trauma/fracture, congenital, or stress fracture ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Bad back: Spondylolisthesis is a forward sliding of a vertebra, typically in the low back. It is caused by a number of things including chronic poor posture and ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several things: One common causes are stress fracture of the pars, the part of bone between the facet joints. Another is arthritis of the facet joints leading to the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
What is the question: Spondylolithesis is diagnosed by flexion and extension xrays but may also be picked up on mri.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
They are identified : By imaging studies like an x-ray, ct scan, bone scan or MRI or sometimes a combination of these studies.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Surgery last option: Depends on your symptoms. if you are not having pain or neurological compromise, you can stick with spinal muscular strengthening to help prevent the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: It is due to degeneration of disc and joints, occasionally from a type of fracture. Surgery can be used to correct it, but usually exercise, weight co ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exam, radiographs: A careful physical may pick it up, but in most cases the deformity is not visible to the eye. Plain radiographs (x-rays) show the slip (spondylolisthe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
None to varied: There are several types of spondylolisthesis these can have no symptoms to varying types of back &/or leg pain with or without any numbness, tingling ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A lot: This condition can be sucessfully treated a variety of ways seek the help of an orthopedic spine surgeon as a guide.Read dr. Wiltse work, classic on s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Interesting question: I am not aware of any specific data on the subject, but if you can do it, and it doesn't make you feel worse, i say knock yourself out.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Varied: The natural history of spondylolisthesis is somewhat difficult to predict and may be somewhat dependent on the underlying causes of the misalignment. ... Read More
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