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I have cervical spondylosis and severe spinal stenosis. Is there any role for a chiropractor?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Be Careful

Most responsible chiropractors will be cautious with patients with severe cervical stenosis.
You are at risk for injury. This is one situation where chiropractic manipulation may be contraindicated.

In brief: Be Careful

Most responsible chiropractors will be cautious with patients with severe cervical stenosis.
You are at risk for injury. This is one situation where chiropractic manipulation may be contraindicated.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: There can be

As long as you have no neurologic findings or symptoms of significance, gentle traction, massage and modalities may give some symptom relief but there should be no place for spinal manipulation.

In brief: There can be

As long as you have no neurologic findings or symptoms of significance, gentle traction, massage and modalities may give some symptom relief but there should be no place for spinal manipulation.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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