A 46-year-old member asked:
i was diagnosed with a stress fracture, spondylolysis, hypermobility causing ligaments to tear. how serious are these conditions?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Serious: Hypermobility and ligamental injury can be very unstable and require stabilization. Please see a spine surgeon.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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