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What is the treatment of choice for spinal canal stenosis?

What is the treatment of choice for spinal canal stenosis?

Conservative...: Depends upon the severity; physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications to start...Epidural steroid injections as symptoms progress...And spinal surgery for severly progressive cases; which i advise trying to avoid at all costs. ...Read more

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Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more


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What is the treatment for lumbar canal stenosis?

Depends: Depends ultimately on the symptoms you are experiencing and whether or not the stenosis is negatively impacting your daily life. If you have significant neurologic symptoms caused by the stenosis (numbness, weakness, etc) than treatment might range from injections to surgery to open the canal and possibly fuse the lumbar spine. Either way, you will probably benefit from physical therapy ...Read more

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What is the treatment for spinal stenoises?

What is the treatment for spinal stenoises?

multiple: There are many potential treatments form the most conservative (activity restrictions, physical therapy), to more aggressive options (epidural steroid injections or surgery). Treat ment is usually very elective so it is based in large part on the severity of symptoms as well as the patients own desires. Thank you. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for spinal stenosis (besides laminectomy)?

Nonsurgical: Well, ideally it would respond to some form of nonoperative care including usually epidural steroid injections. The surgical approaches can include indirect decompression, decompression, or decompression combined with a fusion. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss the risk/benefits of your specific case. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis?

What is the treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis?

Several: Treatment can range from none if little or no symptoms to exercise, activity modification, physical therapy followed by home exercise, medication, epidural steroid injections and if no improvement and symptoms warrant it and you are medically stable, surgery. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for prolapsed vertebral disc?

What is the treatment for prolapsed vertebral disc?

Prolapsed Disc: The treatment consists of anti inflammatory drugs, physical therapy and back exercises, pain meds to minimise the disconfort and in few cases which do not respond to conservative therapy nnerve block and in few cases when nothing works then surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for spinal stenosis for a male?

See below: Medicines to relieve pain and inflammation. Exercise, to maintain or achieve overall good health. Weight loss, to relieve symptoms and slow progression of the stenosis. Physical therapy lumbar epidural steroid injections lumbar decompressive laminectomy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for spinal compression?

What is the best treatment for spinal compression?

SURGERY: If the spinal cord is affected (MYELOPATHY) by the compression, surgical intervention is medically reasonable and necessary! My opinion only! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lumbar spine stenosis?

What is the treatment for lumbar spine stenosis?

Decompression: Posterior decompression laminectomy facetectomy foramenotomy other names removal of constrictive bone ligament surgically or epidural steroid injections can provide diagnostic clarity and probably temporary relief. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for spinal disease?

What is the treatment for spinal disease?

Depends: It depends on the symptoms and their severity. Many folks respond well to simple measures like exercise, stretching, strengthening, over the counter medicine. More severe problems do better with the guidance of a spine specialist, assessment, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lumbar radiculopathy?

What is the treatment for lumbar radiculopathy?

Varies: Multiple, going from least to most involved: time to see if it will get better on its own, rest, oral medication, therapy or chiropractic and other noninvasive options, interventional pain management/epidural steroid injections, surgical consideration. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a herniated disc?

What is the treatment for a herniated disc?

Depends: If you've done the physical therapy and no relief, then injections like epidural steroid injections or facet joint injections may be the next treatment options. There is growing evidence that stem cell therapies can also be helpful and heal tissues but are not covered by insurance at this time. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for meningocele?

What is the treatment for meningocele?

Surgical repair: Meningocele is typically repaired surgically after delivery. There are a few research centers that perform fetal surgery to repair these defects prior to delivery - with varying degrees of success. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ruptured disk?

What is the treatment for ruptured disk?

Restricted activity: If there is not loss of bowel/bladder/sexual function, progressive loss of motor or sensory function, or intractable leg pain the treatment is a period of restricted activity with or without medications followed by progressive return to activity. The return to activity may include physical therapy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cervical spinal stenosis? Is it medicine can cure?

What is the best treatment for cervical spinal stenosis? Is it medicine can cure?

Depends : No best care. Response to different therapies varies. See a neurosurgeon to determine if surgery is indicated. Conservative treatment include pain pills, epidural steroid injections, physical therapy and laser surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for slipped disc?

What is the treatment for slipped disc?

Restricted activity: If there is not loss of bowel/bladder/sexual function, progressive loss of motor or sensory function, or intractable leg pain the treatment is a period of restricted activity with or without medications followed by progressive return to activity. The return to activity may include physical therapy. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate steroid dosage for treatment of cord compression?

What is the appropriate steroid dosage for treatment of cord compression?

Debateable: Unknown conflicting studies IV methyl pred after loading dose this has been debated early studies showed benifit in trauma but later studies showed risks may outweigh benifits studies continue only used first 24 hours after traumatic injury.Timely decompression best treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for inflammation of the spinal cord?

What is the treatment for inflammation of the spinal cord?

Depends on disease: Myelitis- inflammation of the spinal cord is treated in several different ways depending on the reason for the inflammation. It could be treated with steroids, antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, and several therapies. ...Read more

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Stenosis (Definition)

Constriction or narrowing of something - duct, artery, passage way such as the outlet of the stomach into the small ...Read more