All Spinal Stenosis Articles

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?

Spinal Stenosis: Neck and Back Nerve Compression

Spinal stenosis usually affects the cervical (neck) or lumbar (low back) spine. Progressive degenerative changes in the spine can sometime cause this disorder to develop.

McKenzie Method for Spinal Stenosis

A practitioner certified in the McKenzie Method may help relieve your spinal stenosis pain. How does it work? Learn details in this article reviewed by a McKenzie expert.

Alternative Treatments for Spinal Stenosis

Alternative treatments for spinal stenosis are just that: alternatives to medication, physical therapy, or surgery. Find out about common alternative treatments for spinal stenosis.

Anatomy of Spinal Stenosis

To get an idea of why spinal stenosis is causing you back pain or neck pain, it helps to understand spinal anatomy. Includes detailed drawings of the spine, vertebrae, and spinal nerves to help you understand how your spine is affected by spinal stenosis.

Spinal Stenosis Prevention

You can’t prevent aging, which is the most common cause of spinal stenosis. But if you already have spinal stenosis, getting regular exercise and using proper body mechanics may help reduce the chances of your spinal stenosis from getting worse.

Drugs, Medications, and Spinal Injections for Spinal Stenosis

Pain and symptoms related to spinal stenosis in the neck or low back can sometimes be managed by over-the-counter or prescription medications. Another option is an epidural corticosteroid spinal injection. Read about these treatment options and potential side effects.

Common Spinal Stenosis Questions

Many people aged 50 and older suffer from spinal stenosis. Could you be at risk for developing spinal stenosis? Here, we present the top 5 questions most patients ask about spinal stenosis and the answers.

Video Series: Exercises for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

To help you deal with spinal stenosis, SpineUniverse offers 3 simple stretches and exercises you can do every day. Watch this video series to learn easy back exercises.

Spinal Stenosis Video Series

A spine expert, Dr. Jeffrey Wang, explains everything you need to know about spinal stenosis, a very common spinal condition. He reviews the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this spinal condition in this engaging video series.

Non-surgical Treatment for Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Jeffrey Wang reviews your non-surgical treatment options for spinal stenosis in this short (but very informative) video. Listen to the Chief of the UCLA Spine Service explain what you can try before surgery.

Video: Causes of Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is most commonly caused by aging: getting older wears on your spine. In this video, Dr. Jeffrey Wang goes over how changes in your spine related to spinal stenosis can cause pain.

Video: Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis

The symptoms of spinal stenosis can gradually develop as you age. To understand symptoms associated with spinal stenosis, watch this video. Dr. Jeffrey Wang explains the pain and other symptoms in straightforward language.
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Spinal Stenosis Center

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