3 Things About Spinal Stenosis You Should Know
First, spinal stenosis simply means an abnormal narrowing of an opening or canal of the spine. This can be the opening where the nerve exits or it can be the opening where the spinal cord travels through the spine.
Second, in our practice, we have seen the most common cause of spinal stenosis to be a herniated disc. A degenerated disc can cause spinal stenosis as well but it is normally in combination with a herniated disc and can be relieved without surgery. Spinal stenosis can also be caused by a bone growing into the opening, called a spur, but have found this cause to be rare.
Third, and most importantly, there is a non-surgical treatment for spinal stenosis. You do not need risky surgery or take harmful drugs to cover up your symptoms.
There are a number of treatments we have available to treat herniated discs which would then, in turn, also relieve the pain from spinal stenosis. All of our treatments are non-invasive, non-surgical, and without harmful medications.
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A Patient’s Experience
"I was suffering from a herniated disc that was creating pain in my lower back on the left that would go down my left leg. The pain was worse when I was driving and every night while laying in bed. I took Advil at night and daily if necessary. I was concerned and had a fear of surgery. I felt discouraged. The pain was interrupting my daily routine like walking my dogs, cleaning, and long distance walking. Due to me not being able to do my daily routine, I began to seek help. The doctors at Advanced Health Center did a great job; they listen and really show how much they care. The treatments are definitely safe. I can move around easier, garden, walk my dogs, shop, sleep better and am so much better in the mornings. This office met and exceeded my expectations. This experience washed away any doubts I previously had. Thank you to everyone at Advanced Health Center. "