Exams and Tests for Spinal Stenosis: Video

Diagnostic Steps

The diagnosis of the causes of spinal stenosis involves a thorough review of your medical history, physical examination, neurological evaluation, and imaging tests. Determining the cause of your low back or neck pain is a first step that helps your doctor develop a treatment plan.

In this video, Dr. Jeffrey Wang, an orthopaedic spine surgeon, explains spinal exams and tests in easy to understand language.  Dr. Wang helps you understand what is going to happen to you during the diagnostic process. Maybe you’ve already undergone the steps toward an accurate diagnosis but don’t entirely understand what happened.

Dr. Wang discusses the neurological exam, x-rays, MRIs, and more.  You can also read an article on spinal stenosis exams and tests.

Updated on: 04/12/18
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