Spondylosis/Spondylolisthesis

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Spondylolisthesis is the forward slippage of the fifth vertebra on the sacrum below it.

Symptoms Include:
  • Stiffness when standing after prolonged sitting.
  • Back pain that radiates down the back of the leg.
  • Back pain that increases with activity.
Treatment:
Non-surgical treatment
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as Ibuprofen, Motrin, Naprosyn and Celebrex may be used to decrease back pain. Be sure to talk to your doctor before starting these medications.
  • Rest.
  • Rehabilitation to strengthen back and abdominal muscles.
  • Back brace (lumbosacral support) to support effected vertebrae.
Surgical treatment
  • Spinal fusion.


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