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Is there a cure for spinal stenosis? How do you slow down the progression

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Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Relieve compression

Surgical intervention to relieve pressure on the spinal cord usually can help.
Non surgical options including epidural steroid injections, facet injections, weight loss, physical therapy can also assist.

In brief: Relieve compression

Surgical intervention to relieve pressure on the spinal cord usually can help.
Non surgical options including epidural steroid injections, facet injections, weight loss, physical therapy can also assist.
Dr. Chaim Colen
Dr. Chaim Colen
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Dr. Jason Huffman
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery

The symptoms of spinal stenosis can often be treated by non surgical methods such and therapy, medications, activity modification, but surgery is the only cure for it.
The best way to slow the progression is to maintain good physical fitness and core strength.

In brief: Surgery

The symptoms of spinal stenosis can often be treated by non surgical methods such and therapy, medications, activity modification, but surgery is the only cure for it.
The best way to slow the progression is to maintain good physical fitness and core strength.
Dr. Jason Huffman
Dr. Jason Huffman
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Spinal stenosis can be treated conservatively with physical therapy and lumbar epidural steroid injections.
Your spine specialist can thoroughly evaluate you and help coordinate conservative care if appropriate. Surgery is usually helpful if all else fails. Check out spine-health.Com.

In brief: Yes

Spinal stenosis can be treated conservatively with physical therapy and lumbar epidural steroid injections.
Your spine specialist can thoroughly evaluate you and help coordinate conservative care if appropriate. Surgery is usually helpful if all else fails. Check out spine-health.Com.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes & lifestyle

Surgery can cure spinal stenosis when indicated.
Spinal stenosis if not the congenital type is sonething that develops die to age relates degenerative changes in humans that can be affected by our genetic background and lifestyle choices such as smoking, and obesity..

In brief: Yes & lifestyle

Surgery can cure spinal stenosis when indicated.
Spinal stenosis if not the congenital type is sonething that develops die to age relates degenerative changes in humans that can be affected by our genetic background and lifestyle choices such as smoking, and obesity..
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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