Grade 1 Anterolisthesis, Grade 2 Anterolisthesis, Grade 3 Anterolisthesis and Grade 4 Anterolisthesis are the four levels that represent the amount of slippage.
The magnitude of slippage can be different, and it may graded by doctors in to scales from one to 1 to 4: Grade 4 can also indicate 100% in some cases and the symptoms are usually very severe in this grade.
At the front part of each vertebra is a thick part of bone that is shaped like a drum and is the referred as “vertebral body”.
Between every two vertebrae, there are cushions like disks known as the intervertebral discs cushions.
First half “ante” is originally a Latin word that means “front” and “listhesis”, a Greek word that means “sliding down on a path that is slippery”.
By combining two, you get a term Anterolisthesis, that means a front slide down a path that is slippery.
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You will find all relevant information about its causes, symptoms as well as available treatments.
The available Anterolisthesis treatments can be classified into two broad categories i.e. Conservative treatments refers to non–invasive medical procedures.
If the anterolisthesis does not present very severe symptoms, then conservative measures are priority.