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A 45-year-old member asked:

What can someone do about spondylolythesis & bursitis (x-ray lumbar spine results)?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Conservative care: Spondylolisthesis refers to slipped vertebrae, which can typically be treated with PT, meds, and injections, and only if necessary - surgery. Bursitis is not a typical diagnosis for the lumbar spine, but usually can be treated with anti-inflammatory meds and, if necessary, steroid injections.
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Last updated Jun 4, 2017


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