Spondylolisthesis Surgery: Our Approach

Spondylolisthesis Surgery

Spondylolisthesis surgery can be a complicated matter and requires some of the best expertise out there in terms of spinal surgeons who can complete the surgery successfully. The delicate nature of the spinal cord makes Spondylolisthesis surgery that much more important and attention to detail, patient care and compassion, and an overall sense of true medical vision is vital when performing this type of surgery to ensure it’s completed properly. Thankfully, here at Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of San Antonio, we have an innovative vision when it comes to treating our valued patients. If you’ve been searching for a spondylolisthesis surgery provider, we’ll be able to help relieve your condition through excellent approaches designed to provide relief from this often painful and bothersome condition. Read on to learn more about how we can help with our amazingly innovative approach to spondylolisthesis surgery.

Spondylolisthesis Symptoms

The symptoms of Spondylolisthesis consist of the following:

  • Stiffness within your back and legs from time to time
  • Ongoing thigh pain
  • Tightened hamstring and buttock muscles
  • Persistent lower back pain
  • Tenderness throughout the lower back
  • Loss of bladder control in certain cases
  • As you can see, these symptoms are not ideal and the sooner we treat your spondylolisthesis condition, the better.

    Causes of Spondylolisthesis

    Common causes of spondylolisthesis are listed below:

  • Childhood birth defect and/or injury
  • Hereditary reasons
  • Rapid growth during puberty stages
  • Physically involved sports such as football, gymnastics, track & field, and weightlifting
  • Spondylolisthesis Surgery Video

    Below is a visualization video of our Spondylolisthesis surgery:

    Spondylolisthesis Surgery Success Rate

    The success rate for Spondylolisthesis surgery varies depending on your unique condition. However, here at Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants, we’ve seen a great amount of success with our procedures within a multitude of patients seeking relief from their spondylolisthesis condition.

    Spondylolisthesis Surgery Recovery Time

    The recovery time is quite minimal thanks in part to our excellent, surgical ability and our minimally invasive procedural methods. We’ll typically take multiple x-rays to confirm your Spondylolisthesis condition and then proceed to remove a small amount of tissue to help decompress the spine. From there, we’ll fuse together the affected area of the spine to stabilize it and help you back on track to health and wellness.

    Spondylolisthesis Treatment Without Surgery

    We most certainly encourage exercising all available options prior to surgery and we’ll be sure to recommend physical therapy treatment plans regardless of whether or not you end up having surgery. The benefits of physical therapy for those who are not interested in Spondylolisthesis surgery is the fact they may be able to resolve their condition over time through consistent physical therapy sessions. If you decide to have the Spondylolisthesis surgery after all, know you’ll be building up the strength of your back significantly which is fantastic for a pre-surgery routine. All in all, whichever choice you make, you’ll be making the right choice with Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants.

    Choosing Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants for Your Spondylolisthesis Surgery

    Choosing a spinal surgeon is a difficult choice and one we take very seriously. We want you to know you’re in the best of hands here within our facilities and our staff members will be sure to treat you with the kind, compassionate care you deserve. Feel free to contact us using the button below and we’ll be sure to respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you soon and are eager to begin helping you back on track to health with your spondylolisthesis surgery.

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