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Whats lumbar spine stenosis?
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Decreased space
The spinal cord passes through a "tunnel" in the bone.
With arthritis, disc bulging, and overgrowth of surrounding ligaments, the spine cord can be compressed. The compressions is called stenosis.

In brief: Decreased space
The spinal cord passes through a "tunnel" in the bone.
With arthritis, disc bulging, and overgrowth of surrounding ligaments, the spine cord can be compressed. The compressions is called stenosis.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
In brief: Common problem
For patients that have failed appropriate conservative care, surgery can be very beneficial.
A thorough work up is required. The most common surgical treatment is a laminectomy. The success rate is good. Check out spinehealth .Com.

In brief: Common problem
For patients that have failed appropriate conservative care, surgery can be very beneficial.
A thorough work up is required. The most common surgical treatment is a laminectomy. The success rate is good. Check out spinehealth .Com.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Kris Radcliff
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: An imaging finding
Spinal stenosis is a common finding.
Spinal stenosis can be asymptomatic in many individuals. When spinal stenosis causes symptoms, it usually causes pain in the legs called radiculopathy or claudication.

In brief: An imaging finding
Spinal stenosis is a common finding.
Spinal stenosis can be asymptomatic in many individuals. When spinal stenosis causes symptoms, it usually causes pain in the legs called radiculopathy or claudication.
Dr. Kris Radcliff
Dr. Kris Radcliff
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