A 31-year-old member asked:
Is severe pars defect treatable?
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Severe pain, deformity, or nerve compromise from pars defects can be treated with surgery. Less severe cases can benefit from physical therapy and/or pain management.
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