How Yoga May Help: Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis

When working with this condition the aim is usually to reduce pain and provide more muscular support for the lower spine. Baxter Bell MD identifies these particular objectives:

  1. Reduce pain.
  2. Improve alignment with axial extension.
  3. Stabilize the spine by building core strength.
  4. Increase flexibility in general, and particularly in the hamstrings.