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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/22/11 Management of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Friday, February 4, 2010 4:45 p.m. – 6:10 p.m. Moderator: Carl Lauryssen, M.D.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/22/11 Spondylolisthesis in a young adult: Low-Grade Characterized by lower back pain and radiculopathy Common Causes: 1) bony defect in the laminar arch of one or more vertebrae 2) stress fractures developed from athletic activities that involve back bending
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/22/11 Spondylolisthesis in a 70 year old: Characterized by major spinal deformity Causes: 1) disc degeneration 2) facet joint arthritis natural occurring in old age
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1/22/11 Non-Surgical Treatment: Activity Restriction Immobilization with various corsets or braces Bed rest
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1/22/11 Non-Surgical Treatment: Pharmacological intervention Analgesics Muscle relaxants
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1/22/11 Non-Surgical Treatment: Chiropractic Approach Specific spinal manipulation Gentle thrusting technique that returns motion to affected area Flexion-distraction technique
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