What is Spondylolisthesis?
It occurs when one of the lower vertebrae to slip forward onto the bone directly beneath.
Can physiotherapy help people with spondylolisthesis?
Yes. Research has shown that physiotherapy is effective for the treatment of low-grade spondylolisthesis.
What are the causes of spondylolisthesis?
Rapid growth during adolescence
Playing sports like football, weight lifting, gymnastics, track and field
How do I know if I have spondylolisthesis?
You will experience the following symptoms:
Persistent lower back pain
Stiffness in the lower back and legs
Lower back tenderness
Thigh pain, or spasms, in the back of their thighs
Tight hamstring and buttock muscles
Numbness, or tingling in their buttocks, legs, and feet
Weakness in the leg muscles
Increased sway back
Pain arching your back
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