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What can I do/take to deal with the pain from spondylolysis/spondylolisthesis?

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Dr. Behnam Myers
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NSAIDs

Careful use of nsaids.
Under the supervision of a physician. Come in to see me. I can help treat this condition.

In brief: NSAIDs

Careful use of nsaids.
Under the supervision of a physician. Come in to see me. I can help treat this condition.
Dr. Behnam Myers
Dr. Behnam Myers
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: 90% of people with

This are treated non op with back brace, PT, exercise, medications if no medical reasons not to use various classes from NSAIDs, GABA pathway meds like Neurontin, Cymbalta, (duloxetine) Tramadol and sometimes injections thru pain management.
If failing all treatment a fusion may be indicated. See a spine specialist to discuss your treatment options.

In brief: 90% of people with

This are treated non op with back brace, PT, exercise, medications if no medical reasons not to use various classes from NSAIDs, GABA pathway meds like Neurontin, Cymbalta, (duloxetine) Tramadol and sometimes injections thru pain management.
If failing all treatment a fusion may be indicated. See a spine specialist to discuss your treatment options.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Pain

There are several treatments for these issues ranging from nonsurgical to surgical solutions.
Most often surgery is not needed. Antiinflammatories can be helpful if the pain increases with certain activities (ibuprofen or naproxen). You should see an orthopedic spine specialist to discuss these. Online, a useful website to get more information is www.Spineuniverse.Com. Hope this helps..

In brief: Pain

There are several treatments for these issues ranging from nonsurgical to surgical solutions.
Most often surgery is not needed. Antiinflammatories can be helpful if the pain increases with certain activities (ibuprofen or naproxen). You should see an orthopedic spine specialist to discuss these. Online, a useful website to get more information is www.Spineuniverse.Com. Hope this helps..
Dr. Justin Esterberg
Dr. Justin Esterberg
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Dr. Peter Ihle
A spine surg is the way 2 start. He can best advise U 2 the best path 2 follow both conserv & surgical .
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