What physical therapy is recommended for bilateral spondylolisthesis?

Core stabilization. Physical fitnes weight management and core stabilization as well as pelvic floor strengthening are likely important. Furthermore most people are worse in either spine extension or flexion so strengthening in the opposite direction is helpful. See a physical therapist who specializes in the spine.

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Can spondylolisthesis grade 1-2 be treated through physical therapy, lifestyle, or exercise?

Conservative rx. Spondylolysis break in posterior element,pars, of vertebrae. Bilateral frxs can result in listhesis, of vertebra forward. Gr1&2 slip mild usually do not cause serious symptoms. Idiopathic, traumatic, dysplastic formsFurther degree of slip can cause pain and neurologic sxs from compression on nerves. Conservative therapy for mild forms without surgery usual rx.Rest and strengthening core muscles. Read more...

I have spondylolisthesis and two herniated discs. Physical therapy doesn't help and neither does prednisone. I have pain and numbness in my legs and b?

Spine specialist. Sorry to hear the therapy and medications haven't been helpful. You should consider seeing an orthopedic specialist to discuss other options for treatment. Often a physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist) can be very helpful to review the physical therapy you've tried, prescribe other techniques that may be helpful and also consider a spinal injection. Read more...