Clinically speaking, retrolisthesis is the opposite of spondylolisthesis (anterior displacement of one vertebral body on the subjacent vertebral body), and is also called retrospondylolisthesis retrolistheses are most easily diagnosed on lateral x. A physician answers patient questions about retrolisthesis due to joint dysfunction.
Retrolisthesis is a backward movement of a spinal vertebra relative to the vertebra beneath it historically, retrolisthesis has been seen as having no clinical significance but as research activities continue, associations with pain, decreased functionality, and degenerative changes in the spine are being made.
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Retrolisthesis, also more accurately named retrospondylolisthesis is a spinal condition in which a vertebral body (ie the main part of the vertebra rather. Retrolisthesis is the term used to define a degenerative and an acute spine condition in which a single vertebra gets displaced and moves backwards onto the vertebra lying immediately below it vertebrae are the bones that make up the spinal column and are separated from each other by cushioning intervertebral discs. Methods mri scans of the lumbar spine were assessed at spinal level l5–s1 for all 125 patients retrolisthesis was defined as posterior subluxation of 8% or more.