Tag: spondylolysis

Spondylolysis / Spondylolisthesis

Posted on December 09, 2016

What is it? Spondylolysis is a defect in one of the bones (vertebral body) that make up the spinal column. The defect is located in the area of the vertebra called the pars interarticularis, which helps to make up the bony ... Read More

Spine and Scoliosis Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation

Posted on October 27, 2016

A spinal fusion and instrumentation is recommended in several situations. This includes adolescent scoliosis where the curve has progressed to greater than 50 degrees.  The underlying cause could be idiopathic, congenital or neuromuscular. A spinal fusion and instrumentation is also ... Read More