How is spondylolysis treated?
Treatment for spondylolysis at our Spine Program is almost always conservative. Your child will need to limit activities that cause pain. Also, our spine experts usually recommend anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy.
Research shows that the sooner a child is diagnosed and modifies their activities, the better chance there is for their pain to resolve completely. Ignoring or “playing through” the pain can worsen the fracture and cause long-term symptoms.
Why choose us for the treatment of spondylolysis?
The Spine Program at Children’s Colorado treats infants, children, adolescents and young adults. We diagnose and care for all types of spinal conditions and injuries, ranging from spondylolysis to complex neuromuscular disease and trauma.
Our spine team is among the most knowledgeable pediatric spine care teams in the country, with the goal to always provide the safest, most effective treatments.