Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the lumbar or cervical spinal canal. The narrowing can cause...
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the lumbar or cervical spinal canal. The narrowing can cause...
Many individuals that have such wear and tear in their spine may have no symptoms at all. Other...
Many individuals that have such wear and tear in their spine may have no symptoms at all. Other...
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the lumbar or cervical spinal canal. The narrowing can cause...
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the lumbar or cervical spinal canal. The narrowing can cause...
The pain in the buttocks and/ or legs often is worse with walking and immediately relieved by...
The pain in the buttocks and/ or legs often is worse with walking, and immediately relieved by...
Spinal stenosis is most often caused by degeneration of the disk between the vertebrae due to...
Spinal stenosis is most often caused by degeneration of the disk between the vertebrae due to...
Congenital stenosis of the cervical spinal canal is the narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck...
Congenital stenosis of the cervical spinal canal is the narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck...
A second cut is made all the way through the lamina on the other side. This edge is then lifted away...
A second cut is made all the way through the lamina on the other side. This edge is then lifted away...
An intervertebral disc is made up of two parts. The center called the nucleus is spongy. It...
An intervertebral disc is made up of two parts. The center, called the nucleus , is spongy. It...
On the other end each pedicle bone connects with a lamina bone. The lamina bones form a protective...
On the other end, each pedicle bone connects with a lamina bone. The lamina bones form a protective...
Some patients are given an epidural steroid injection (ESI). The injection is given in a part of the...
Some patients are given an epidural steroid injection (ESI). The injection is given in a part of the...
If the condition is very mild some doctors have their patients work with a physical therapist. At...
If the condition is very mild, some doctors have their patients work with a physical therapist. At...
If the narrowing is in the neck then it may affect the legs (and the arms obviously) as the nerves...
If the narrowing is in the neck then it may affect the legs (and the arms, obviously) as the nerves...
At first doctors may suggest immobilizing the neck. Keeping the neck still for a short time can...
At first, doctors may suggest immobilizing the neck. Keeping the neck still for a short time can...
Degeneration is the most common cause of spinal stenosis. Wear and tear on the spine from aging and...
Degeneration is the most common cause of spinal stenosis. Wear and tear on the spine from aging and...
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Spinal stenosis can occur when a disc in the neck herniates . Normally the shock-absorbing disc is...
Spinal stenosis can occur when a disc in the neck herniates . Normally, the shock-absorbing disc is...
The 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...
A fusion surgery joins two or more bones into one solid bone. Fusion of the neck bones is most often...
A fusion surgery joins two or more bones into one solid bone. Fusion of the neck bones is most often...
OKR: How is the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis made? DR. RASHBAUM: The most reasonable way is...
OKR: How is the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis made? DR. RASHBAUM: The most reasonable way is...
The lamina is the covering layer of the bony ring of the spinal canal. It forms a roof-like...
The lamina is the covering layer of the bony ring of the spinal canal. It forms a roof-like...
The 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...
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Then the doctor does a physical examination to see which neck movements cause pain or other symptoms...
Then the doctor does a physical examination to see which neck movements cause pain or other symptoms...
A corpectomy relieves pressure over a large part of the spinal cord. In this procedure the surgeon...
A corpectomy relieves pressure over a large part of the spinal cord. In this procedure, the surgeon...
Surgical treatment is warranted if pain becomes unbearable or there are neurologic deficits related...
Surgical treatment is warranted if pain becomes unbearable or there are neurologic deficits related...
Anatomy What parts make up the spine and neck ? The spine is made of a column of bones. Each bone...
Anatomy What parts make up the spine and neck ? The spine is made of a column of bones. Each bone,...
Symptoms of CERVICAL STENOSIS
Symptoms of CERVICAL STENOSIS
spine and neck ? The spine is made of a column of bones. Each bone or vertebra is formed by a...
spine and neck ? The spine is made of a column of bones. Each bone, or vertebra, is formed by a...
Degeneration of the cervical vertebra may lead to overgrowth of bone into the neural foramen -...
Degeneration of the cervical vertebra may lead to overgrowth of bone into the neural foramen -...
The spinal cord is a column of nerve tissue protected by a bony tube in the spinal column....
The spinal cord is a column of nerve tissue protected by a bony tube in the spinal column....
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