Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one of the bones that makes up your spine (vertebra) – typically
one of the bones in your lower back – moves or “slips” out of alignment. It may press on a nerve and
Spondylolisthesis can occur during growth spurts and is a common cause of back pain in teenagers.
In adults, spondylolisthesis is usually due to a degenerative disease – like arthritis or bone disease – or a stress fracture (break).