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Can spinal lumbar stenosis or herniation symptoms greatly improve with weight loss?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: One type of stenosis

If your stenosis is from epidural lipomatosis wieght loss will help it wont cure the disc but it.
Will put less stress on your failing back that plus core strengthening may result in symptom improvement.

In brief: One type of stenosis

If your stenosis is from epidural lipomatosis wieght loss will help it wont cure the disc but it.
Will put less stress on your failing back that plus core strengthening may result in symptom improvement.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: No

Structural changes needs adjustment.

In brief: No

Structural changes needs adjustment.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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