A male asked:
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?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Keith Baldwin answered
14 years experience in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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
Answered on Nov 12, 2017
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