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I had spondylolisthesis 4 times. i had a total of 7 fractures in my l5 and l4. i am 24 and have been told i am too young for fusion. what can i do?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Is it symptomatic?: painless spondylolithesis if low grade can often be managed non operatively but if it is progressive and has neurological symptoms or has pain that fails conservative care surgery can be considered up to and including fusion
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