Spondylolysis in Children and Adolescents

About Your Child's Care and Condition

Spondylolysis is a stress injury of the spine that can cause lower back pain in children. Our experienced pediatric orthopedic team can properly diagnose and treat your child's back pain.

Spondylolysis requires rest and activity restrictions to fully heal. Our doctors can determine best treatments, which may include bracing to help stabilize bones as they heal or physical therapy to strengthen the muscles of the back. It's important to work with our pediatric orthopedic specialists to make sure that the condition does not worsen.