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Any cure for lumbar spine stenosis other than surgical?
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: PT and injections
Physical therapy, and epidural steroid injections may be of help.

In brief: PT and injections
Physical therapy, and epidural steroid injections may be of help.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Several
A lot depends on the underlying cause of the stenosis.
If it is due to an anterior vertebral compression fracture, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty can be helpful. Interspinous spacers (x-stop, etc) can be helpful. Caudal or bilateral s1 transforaminal esi's can help. However, if the root cause is structural, surgery may ultimately be necessary. There are minimally invasive procedures available.

In brief: Several
A lot depends on the underlying cause of the stenosis.
If it is due to an anterior vertebral compression fracture, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty can be helpful. Interspinous spacers (x-stop, etc) can be helpful. Caudal or bilateral s1 transforaminal esi's can help. However, if the root cause is structural, surgery may ultimately be necessary. There are minimally invasive procedures available.
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
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