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What is the best way to treat cervical spondylolisthesis?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Neck pain is best treated with therapy, exercise (isometric, aerobic), sometimes medication.
If there are nerve symptoms (numbness, tingling, weakness, pain) in the arms, other treatment may be needed.

In brief: Depends

Neck pain is best treated with therapy, exercise (isometric, aerobic), sometimes medication.
If there are nerve symptoms (numbness, tingling, weakness, pain) in the arms, other treatment may be needed.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes surgery

If neurological symptoms are present and progressive in spite of conservative treatment, then surgical treatment could help.

In brief: Sometimes surgery

If neurological symptoms are present and progressive in spite of conservative treatment, then surgical treatment could help.
Dr. Prem Gupta
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Dr. Mehul Desai
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

This depends on the severity of the misalignment or if there is instability.
Mild disease can be treated with cervical stabilization, posture correction, strengthening and range of motion exercise. Medications and cortisone injections may facilitate physical therapy. Severe disease may require surgery.

In brief: Depends

This depends on the severity of the misalignment or if there is instability.
Mild disease can be treated with cervical stabilization, posture correction, strengthening and range of motion exercise. Medications and cortisone injections may facilitate physical therapy. Severe disease may require surgery.
Dr. Mehul Desai
Dr. Mehul Desai
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