What is Spondylolysis?

Sopndylolysis is the term used when one of the bones in the lower back (lumbar region) becomes broken and causes instability in the spinal column. In some people, it can be caused by the slightest of work-related injuries (such as lifting). It can be treated with medication, exercise, and even medical bracing. In more serious cases, surgery is used. For more information see here: