Rehabilitation Protocol for spondylolisthesis Patients: A Treatment Protocol

Author(s): Md Majidur Rahman, Md Zahid Hasan, Aminul Islam, Shahid Afridi, Mayesa Nujhat


Spondylolisthesis refers to the anterior slippage of one vertebra upon another. Objectives: To assist physiotherapists in decision-making during intervention for patients with spondylolisthesis grades I and II.


Evidence-based physiotherapy treatment protocol for spondylolisthesis. RCT study was used to develop this evidence.


This study was found evidence-based physiotherapy treatment on spondylolisthesis. There are very few RCT studies is found during searching. This study found that lumbar flexion exercise, as well as stretching of hip flexors, hamstring, piriformis, thoracic mobilization, and others, is effective for the spondylolisthesis.


More and better research is necessary to establish evidencebased treatment protocol for lumbar spondylolisthesis in the future.

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