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Core Stability Exercise in the management of Spondylolisthesis

Three Part Question

In [Adults with spondylolisthesis of the lumbar spine] is [a core stability exercise programme effective] in [reducing pain and improve function]

Clinical Scenario

A 60 year old male suffering from low back pain and numbness in the posterior thighs, has been found to have a low grade spondylolisthesis at L5-S1. You wonder if a course on core staability exercises would help to improve pain and function.