Archive for the ‘Spondylolisthesis Types’ Category

Pathological Spondylolisthesis

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Spondolylolithesis is a back disorder that occurs when a spinal disc vertebrae slips forward in relation to the vertebrae below. The forward slippage may be caused by a bone defect of the spine, particularly in the pars interarticularis called the pars defect. Other causes of this syndrome would be due to malformation of the lumbosacral […]

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Causes and Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Spondylolisthesis is term that comes out from two of the Greek words, ‚Äúspondylo‚ÄĚ which means ‚Äúspine‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúlisthesis‚ÄĚ meaning to slide or to slip. As the term indicates that Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one of the vertebra slips over the other vertebra. Due to aging, many degenerative changes occur in the human body, […]

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Cervical Spondylolisthesis

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Cervical Spondylolisthesis refers to the forward displacement of vertebrae in the cervical spine. The cervical spine is the first section of the vertebral column right after the head. This section has 7 little bones from C1 till C7. When any one of them slips or slides over another then the person suffers from the Cervical […]

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Degenerative Spondilolisthesis

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Medical Definition The degenerative spondilolisthesis is medically defined as a condition cause due to the spinal degeneration occurred at the lower lumber spine. In mot of the reported cases, the L4 Vertebrae is most affected. However, the other vertebrae are also equally vulnerable and can be affected by the ailment. Unlike the spondilolisthesis where the […]

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Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

When the bone that connects the two joints of the spinal segment gets fractured, the vertebral body gets displaced forward as compared to the rest of the structure. This condition is known as the isthmic spondylolisthesis. The bone can get fractured by any reason. It is a very thin bone and do not get adequate […]

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Dysplastic Spondylolisthesis

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Dysplastic Spondylolisthesis is the condition which occurs in the patient while the cell development stages. ‚ÄúDysplasia‚ÄĚ is a term derived from a Greek word meaning ‚Äúmalformation‚ÄĚ. This is an abnormality caused during the development of a cell. In this abnormality the immature cells are expanded minimizing the space and reducing the number of the mature […]

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