slippage of the vertebrae

‘Slipped’ Discs

What is a ‘slipped’ or bulging disc?

There are many terms used to describe damage to spinal discs and the associated pain syndromes that go with them. One of the major misconceptions is that discs can ‘slip out’ and then be pushed back in or they go back in on their […]

Monday, June 25, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on ‘Slipped’ Discs|

Spondylolisthesis

A Spondylolisthesis is a condition most commonly of the lumbar spine. It occurs when there is a stress fracture, known as a spondylolysis in the vertebra. This fracture can result in the forward slippage of the vertebra and once this has occurred, it is known as a Spondylolisthesis.

Approximately 5% […]

Saturday, June 7, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Spondylolisthesis|