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What is the best treatment for spinal stenosis (besides laminectomy)?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Nonsurgical

Well, ideally it would respond to some form of nonoperative care including usually epidural steroid injections.
The surgical approaches can include indirect decompression, decompression, or decompression combined with a fusion. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss the risk/benefits of your specific case.

In brief: Nonsurgical

Well, ideally it would respond to some form of nonoperative care including usually epidural steroid injections.
The surgical approaches can include indirect decompression, decompression, or decompression combined with a fusion. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss the risk/benefits of your specific case.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: The one for you

Not all spinal stenosis patients need treatment.
It is based on the degree of symptoms & how much they interfere with your life. Some just modify their activities or take over the counter medication. Some do physical therapy & then exercise. Some undergo epidural steroid injections & use perscription medication. Some may benefit from an x-stop procedure, a minimally invasive technique

In brief: The one for you

Not all spinal stenosis patients need treatment.
It is based on the degree of symptoms & how much they interfere with your life. Some just modify their activities or take over the counter medication. Some do physical therapy & then exercise. Some undergo epidural steroid injections & use perscription medication. Some may benefit from an x-stop procedure, a minimally invasive technique
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Many options

In the absence of severe or progressive nerve involvement, a doctor may prescribe one or more of the following conservative treatments: 1-nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, d relieve pain.
2-corticosteroid injections . 3-anesthetic injections, known as nerve blocks.

In brief: Many options

In the absence of severe or progressive nerve involvement, a doctor may prescribe one or more of the following conservative treatments: 1-nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, d relieve pain.
2-corticosteroid injections . 3-anesthetic injections, known as nerve blocks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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