What is Spondylolysis?
What Causes Spondylolysis?
Unfortunately, the most basic cause of Spondylolysis is simply walking upright. There are certain sports that can increase the risk of spondylolysis that involve excessive bending, but even genetics can be a factor for this condition.
Symptoms of Spondylolysis
Treatment Options for Spondylosis
Treatment options can vary for Spondylolysis but may include:
- Rest from Physical Activity
- Physical Therapy
- A Lumbar Brace
- Surgery (in rare cases)
Frequently Asked Questions about Spondylolysis
1. Can spondylolysis heal on its own?
While specific causes, such as sports injuries, will go away on their own, the long term issues that cause disruption in life will need to be treated.