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Is it safe to play football with spondylolysis?
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Most of the time, yes.
If you have nerve symptoms (numbness, weakness, tingling) or severe pain you should see a doctor.

In brief: Yes
Most of the time, yes.
If you have nerve symptoms (numbness, weakness, tingling) or severe pain you should see a doctor.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: 2% of football
Lineman in the nfl do.
Once you are asymptomatic and have rehabilitated yourself in terms of conditioning, it should be fine but get cleared by your own treating physician first.

In brief: 2% of football
Lineman in the nfl do.
Once you are asymptomatic and have rehabilitated yourself in terms of conditioning, it should be fine but get cleared by your own treating physician first.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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