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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Where?: Good studies show that the safest and most cost effective even in the neck is with the lysis of adhesion technique using contrast hyaluronidase , lo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Chao
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Spinal stenosis: severe spinal stenosis can cause pain, sciatica symptoms. I don't think it can cut off your spinal column or block the spinal fluid that causes sever ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Manipulation cannot reverse the bony enlargement of the joints in the spine that cause stenosis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Spinal manipulation, typically done by an osteopath or chiropractor, may relieve the symptoms caused by spinal stenosis but it will not change the und ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Last Resort: Yes, surgery is recommended after you fail conservative non-surgical treatments -- including nsaids, pt, epidural injections. If you continue to have ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cervical Stenosis: It depends on your symptoms. If you are in a lot of pain, have trouble walking, or have other neurologic complaints then you should be seen by a spin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be spinal stenos: This numbness may be from the spinal stenosis. If it is new you will need to do neurological testing and imaging with MRI to see if there are new ne ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: see a pain specialist and find out if targeted injections can help. If nothing works, surgery may be an option.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Be Careful: Most responsible chiropractors will be cautious with patients with severe cervical stenosis. You are at risk for injury. This is one situation where ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Khounganian
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not really: With severe spinal stenosis there is a very tight canal where nerves travel. Injecting anything into an already tight canal can be dangerous and wors ... Read More
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