Archive for the ‘Spondylolisthesis’ Category

What is Spondylolisthesis

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Medical Defination Spondylolisthesis is the medical condition wherein one of the vertebras of the patient‚Äôs spine shifts forward or backward in regards with the adjoining vertebras. This displacement can be of a single vertebra or the whole vertebral column. Spine Structure A hale and hearty spine is flexible. It is capable of moving, rotating, bending […]

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Herniated Disc

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

A herniated disc, also known as a ‚Äúslipped disc‚ÄĚ or ruptured disc is a medical condition relating to one of the many possible causes of back pain or problems. Our spine (backbone) is made up of vertebrae (bones) and discs. Discs are the soft spongy cushions that sit between each vertebrae of the spine. The […]

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Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Spondylolisthesis or Spondylolysis is a disorder of backbone or the vertebral column. It refers to the displacement or movement of the vertebrae of the vertebral column. Particularly Spondylolysis occurs when there is a defect or an injury in the pars interarticularis which are the facet joints between each of the vertebrae. Spondylolysis is basically a […]

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Acquired Spondylolisthesis

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

When a healthy person starts feeling pain in back and complains about lower back stress then it is said that he has acquired a back pain disorder due to his constant back forcing activities. The disorder could be of any type, be it a displacement of vertebrae or forward and backward movement of them. If […]

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