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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 Animation

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

Spinal Stenosis Center

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

Physical Therapy for Spinal Stenosis

Physical therapy can help relieve your back pain and other spinal stenosis symptoms. Learn what will happen during a physical therapy appointment.

David Wright Back at Bat Managing Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

The home run, the win, even the feeling of being back in a major league uniform for the first time since being diagnosed with spinal stenosis – it all left him fighting back tears at points in the game.

Exercises for Spinal Stenosis

If you have spinal stenosis, should you exercise? If so, what type of exercise is safe and won't cause you pain?

Decompressive Lumbar Laminectomy

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

Spinal Stenosis: Lumbar and Cervical

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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