What are the nonsurgical treatment options for an adolescent with spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis

Asymptomatic spondylolysis or low-grade spondylolisthesis discovered as an incidental radiographic finding requires no specific treatment. Treatment of symptomatic patients begins with rest, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medication, physical therapy, and activity modification. Avoidance of activities that require hyperextension of the spine is especially important. If symptoms persist, an orthosis that reduces lumbar lordosis can be prescribed. Athletic activities are avoided during the initial period of orthotic treatment and gradually resumed if back pain symptoms completely resolve.

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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