There is a common deformity of the spine that is familiar to very few people, even though it occurs in up to five percent of the population (that’s one person out of twenty). It is called Spondylolisthesis (Spon-di-lo-lis-thee-sis), which is Greek for “slippage of the spine.”
Whenever she tried to walk to much, her back would begin to hurt, and then the pain would spread down her legs. If she sat down, the pain would go away. It got slowly worse over the months, to the point where she started giving up golf. That just wouldn’t do!