What are the side effects of having surgery for spondylolisthesis?

Back pain /stiffness. Best done to relieve leg pain srgeries ability to relieve axial back pain is controversial and unpredictable great for leg pain.

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What are some side effects of having surgery for spondylolisthesis?

Several things. Many folks will do well, but surgery does not always get rid of all symptoms that motivate people to consider surgery. You may have persistent pain, continued or new weakness, numbness, tingling; difficulty emptying or controlling bladder or bowels, numbness in the private area, spinal fluid leakage, failure of fusion, problems relating to any implants used. Some of these may improve, but may not. Read more...