CervicalCervicalspinalstenosis a patient s guide to Cervicalspinalstenosis ...Spinal stenosis explanation Spinal stenosis explanation outlines how chronic joint fixations cause...45:07 Cervicalspinalstenosis - Dr. Thomas Hurley, Silver Cross Hospital Published: 03 Dec 2014...The Bryan Artificial Cervical Disc was approved by the United States FDA on May 12, 2009. The Bryan...back to topThe area where the spinal cord is compressed in patients with stenosis is very close to the nerves...The area where the spinal cord is compressed in patients with stenosis is very close to the nerves...The term stenosis means narrowing of an opening. Spinal stenosis refers to narrowing of the spinal...total laminectomy . Others prefer to keep the lamina in place by forming a hinge on one edge of the...hinge is formed by cutting partially through the lamina on one side. A second cut is made all the...epidural steroid injection (ESI). The injection is given in a part of the spinal canal called the...special head halter , or the therapist can apply the traction pull by hand. Some patients are given...soft neck collar . The collar is a padded ring that wraps around the neck and is held in place by a...vertebrae to collapse and may show if a bone spur is pressing against the spinal cord. If more...spine and neck ? The spine is made of a column of bones. Each bone, or vertebra, is formed by a...bony ring is formed by two sets of bones. One set, the pedicle bones, attaches to the back of each...two parts . The center, called the nucleus, is spongy. It provides most of the ability to absorb...soft tissues of the body. This test gives a clear picture of the spinal cord and can show where it...section of bone is grafted from the top part of the pelvis bone and inserted into the space where...herniates . Normally, the shock-absorbing disc is able to handle the downward pressure of gravity...Click on the X-ray (above) to view the enlarged imageThe padding of a cervical collars comes in a variety of sizes and thicknesses.MRI of the Cervical Spinecorpectomy relieves pressure over a large part of the spinal cord. In this procedure, the surgeon...Discs are the relatively soft, gelatinous cushions that surround the spinal cord and act as shock...Spinal stenosis occurs when bone spurs project into the spinal column and press against the spinal...3. Patients suffering from spinalstenosis are most often over the age of 45.