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Helpful Exercises Spinal Stenosis Spondylolisthesis
What are exercises i can do if I have spinal stenosis (l2, l3), spondylolisthesis, and osteopenia?
What exercises are recommended for someone with spinal stenosis (l2, l3), spondylolisthesis, and osteopenia?
Mri findings say acquired spondylolisthesis and cervical spinal stenosis with myelopathy . I am in a great amount of pain. What next ?
Perhaps: Exercise that strengthens the abdominal (tummy) muscles could reduce the curve of the low back (lordosis). This could enlarge the nerve channels slightly. This might suffice in mild cases of stenosis. Aerobic exercise in a flexed position (such as cycling) could improve overall fitness and that might improve symptoms. Exercise may be most beneficial in people with milder, less disabling symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Spinal stenosis symptoms arise from pressure on the spinal nerves from spinal canal narrowing. Flexion exercises of the lumbar spine may help decompress the pressure and reduce symptoms. Core and spinal extensor exercises may help build up muscles that support the spine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There is not a : Specific set of exercises for this other than general stretching, cardiovascular and strengthening programs to be in good general shape. ...Read more
Spinal stenosis: Back pain has many causes, and sometimes more than one at the same time. A careful diagnosis of the precise cause of the pain is crucial before any treatment, including exercise. I suggest you consult a neurologist or physiatrist (both non-surgical specialist) for a precise diagnosis. Then proceed from there. Spinal stenosis info: http://vsearch.Nlm.Nih.Gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?V%3apro. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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