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Spondylolisthesis

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What are the Symptoms and Signs of Spondylolisthesis?

The most common symptom of spondylolisthesis is lower back pain.

Symptoms of spondylolisthesis include:

Lower back pain, which usually worsens after exercise.

Symptoms and Signs of Spondylolisthesis: Lower Back Pain

  Stiffness and tenderness in the affected area of the spine.

Tightening of the hamstring muscles in the back of the thighs.

Pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the thighs, legs and buttocks, which is because of nerve compression.

Severe nerve compression can result in loss of bladder and bowel control.

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My wife is aged 32, she is suffering with Spondylolisthesis grade 2. Kindly advise me, who will be the best doctor whether Orthopadics or Neuro Surgen will treat. We are residing in Delhi,
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GuptaNavneet Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Spondylolisthesis may be-1)congenital 2)isthmic 3)degenerative 4) traumatic 5)Pathological 6)Iatrogenic.
It may be Grade 1-100% slip.High grade listhesis(Gr1&2), patients with unstable listhesis, neurological deficit and young symptomatic patients need operative treatment.

ChinmayNath Friday, August 27, 2010
lumber Spondylolisthesis at 8 and 9 during three years
chandana Das Saturday, December 27, 2008

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