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I walk a lot; is this bad if you have spinal stenosis?

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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Walking with spinal stenosis can cause pain, but nit is important to continue with regular exercise.
Once the symptoms interfere with acceptable levels of activity and diminish quality of life because of pain, you may need to explore surgical options.

In brief: No

Walking with spinal stenosis can cause pain, but nit is important to continue with regular exercise.
Once the symptoms interfere with acceptable levels of activity and diminish quality of life because of pain, you may need to explore surgical options.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Exercise is helpful for any chronically painful condition.
You will not make ss worse by exercising. However, if it causes you pain, cut back on the duration. You should never exercise to the point of pain.

In brief: No

Exercise is helpful for any chronically painful condition.
You will not make ss worse by exercising. However, if it causes you pain, cut back on the duration. You should never exercise to the point of pain.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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