Analysis of the injury-disease relationship between spondylolysis and trauma in 26 forensic identifications - Wang LX, Zhu GL, Qi LQ, Sheng YY.
OBJECTIVES: To expound the injury-disease relationship between spondylolysis and trauma for the points of forensic identification. METHODS: Total 26 cases of spondylolysis were collected and the characteristics of this disease such as age, accompan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vigilance for Spondylolysis Can Lead to Early Healing—And Complete Resolution of the Stress Fracture
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - October 17, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Best of the Rest Source Type: news

Conservative Treatment in Pediatric Lumbar Spondylolysis Conservative Treatment in Pediatric Lumbar Spondylolysis
A new study reports on the outcomes of conservative treatment for bony healing in pediatric patients with lumbar spondylolysis.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

How Common are Herniated Disks in Children?
Discussion Intervertebral disk herniation occurs at the same locations in pediatric patients as adults with L4-L5 and L5-S1 being the most common. Patients often (30-60% for lumbar disk patients) have a direct trauma or sports related injury that is identified before the onset of pain. There is also a group of morbidly obese patients who probably have degenerative disease. In adults and children, lumbar disk herniation is also seen with repetitive or excessive axial loading, poor conditioning, decreased range of motion and history of prior back injury. Disk herniation is caused by vertebral motion that causes increased int...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 19, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Conditions with Confusing Names
Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylitis & Spondylosis These four conditions affect the lumbar spine and may be confusing. What is the difference between spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, spondylitis, and spondylosis? Spondylolysis (pars interarticularis Defect) - Used to describe the anatomic defect or break of the pars interarticularis of the vertebral arch. Spondylolysis usually occurs in the lower lumbar spine, especially the L5 vertebrae. It usually appears as a radiolucent gap on lateral X-ray. It occurs in about 5% of the population; it is not present at birth but develops over time and may run in fam...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news