All Spinal Stenosis Articles

Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: Video

Watch this video to learn about your surgical options to relieve pain caused by spinal stenosis. Dr. Jeffrey Wang, Chief of the UCLA Spine Service, discusses the various types of surgeries.

Spinal Stenosis Animation

In this detailed animation, learn about spinal stenosis, which can cause back pain and neck pain. Covers symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

Exams and Tests for Spinal Stenosis

Diagnosing spinal stenosis can be difficult because symptoms can mimic those of other conditions. Learn about the various exams and tests used to diagnose spinal stenosis.

Causes of Spinal Stenosis

There are several causes of spinal stenosis, including aging, osteoarthritis, and a herniated disc. Spine surgeon-reviewed article explaining in clear language what could be causing your back pain or neck pain.

5 Things About Spinal Stenosis You Need to Know

Five important things you need to know about spinal stenosis that can affect your low back and/or neck.

Spinal Stenosis Center

Visit the SpineUniverse Spinal Stenosis Center for doctor-written and reviewed information on lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis.

Decompressive Lumbar Laminectomy

Written by a spine surgeon, this article explains decompressive lumbar laminectomy, a surgical option for spinal stenosis.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis causes low back and leg pain. Both back and leg pain often worsens with activity, such as walking. Degenerative disc disease and spondylolisthesis are two different spinal disorders that can cause or contribute to spinal stenosis.

Cervical Spinal Stenosis: Patient History and Case

The authors present a patient case history and treatment of an active female patient in her early 60's who presents with cervical spinal stenosis.

Spinal Stenosis: Lumbar and Cervical

Spinal stenosis most commonly affects the lumbar and cervical spines. Review your treatment options, including surgery.

Common Terms for Spinal Stenosis

Hear an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Wang, explain several common terms your doctor may use when talking about spinal stenosis. This short video will help you be an informed patient and more fully understand your condition.

Spinal Stenosis Symptoms

The symptoms of spinal stenosis depend on where the spinal cord or nerve pathways are narrowed. Learn about the common symptoms of spinal stenosis.

Surgery for Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis surgery: Important information about 3 common surgical procedures in this spine surgeon-reviewed article.

Spinal Stenosis: Non-operative Treatment

Few patients require spine surgery to treat the symptoms caused by spinal stenosis. There are several non-surgical treatment options, and you can learn more about them in this article.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treated Using Minimally Invasive Microsurgical Techniques

Read this article from spine surgeons on microendoscopic laminectomy, a minimally invasive spine surgery option for spinal stenosis. Should you have it, or open spine surgery?
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