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What common complications are associated with spondylolysis?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Spondylolisthesis

It "destabilizes" the low back, allowing the bone to slip forward on the bone below it, a condition know as spondylolisthesis (also called anterolisthesis).
This may or may not be painful.

In brief: Spondylolisthesis

It "destabilizes" the low back, allowing the bone to slip forward on the bone below it, a condition know as spondylolisthesis (also called anterolisthesis).
This may or may not be painful.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: It can lead to a

Chronic back pain &/or sciatica witb associated nerve isdues.
It can also lead to a spondylolisthesis. About 10% end up being treated surgically.

In brief: It can lead to a

Chronic back pain &/or sciatica witb associated nerve isdues.
It can also lead to a spondylolisthesis. About 10% end up being treated surgically.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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