How does prolotherapy affect spinal stenosis?

Answer Prolotherapy involves injections to an injured or damaged area of the body to facilitate healing and growth. It affects the connective tissue, ligaments and tendons. Spinal stenosis is the pinching... Read More »

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Does weight loss help spinal stenosis?

On One Hand: Weight Loss May Help Spinal StenosisAccording to John Hopkins Medicine, "losing weight and toning the abdominal muscles with exercise may reduce pressure on the spine." Spinal stenosis... Read More »

What is spinal stenosis?

Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spine that normally occurs in the cervical and the lumbar spines (upper and lower spines). The narrowing puts pressure on the spinal cord or nerves around the co... Read More »

What is lumbar spinal stenosis?

Lumbar spinal stenosis occurs when the spinal canal narrows and compresses the nerves that travel from the lower back to the legs. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons states around 40... Read More »

Is a fractured spine spinal stenosis?

A fractured spine is not spinal stenosis, however it can cause spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and puts pressure on the spinal cord. Sometimes frag... Read More »