Spondylolisthesis and Treatment

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Spondylolisthesis, when one vertebra slips forward over another, causes severe low back pain and sometimes leg pain.

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Immediately after waking up, I knew that the surgery was a complete success. The leg pain was gone, and I was able to stand up perfectly straight! Since the age of twelve, when I was diagnosed with Scoliosis, I’ve had four back surgeries. This one, by far was the most complex, yet amazingly, the least invasive.

May F – Age: 63

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Types of Spondylolisthesis and Treatment

For Spondylolisthesis and Treatment: Spondylolisthesis is a spinal condition when one vertebra slips forward over another vertebra. Depending upon where in the spine the slip occurs, the type of condition can be considered Degenerative Spondylolisthesis or Isthmic Spondylolisthesis, discussed in more detail on their respective pages. These slips are all classified using the Meyerding Grading System, based on the percentage that one vertebral body has slipped forward over the vertebral body below: a Grade I slip is considered the most mild, and a Grade V slip represents the vertebral body above completely slipping off the body below (called spondyloptosis).

Spondylolisthesis – Degenerative

Spondylolisthesis is a spinal condition in which one vertebra slips forward over the vertebra below, leading to back pain and other symptoms; degenerative spondylolisthesis usually occurs in the lumbar spine, especially at the 4th and 5th lumbar vertebrae (L4 and L5). Treatment options for degenerative spondylolisthesis may be non-surgical for lesser cases, and the more [read more]


Spondylolisthesis – Isthmic

Spondylolisthesis is a condition of spinal instability, in which one vertebra slips forward over the vertebra below; isthmic spondylolisthesis, the most common form, is caused by a bony defect (or fracture) in an area of the pars interarticularis, located in the roof (laminae) of the vertebral structure. Treatment options for isthmic spondylolisthesis may be non-surgical [read more]

 

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