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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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 causes spinal stenosis?

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of at least one area in your spine that places pressure on your nerves and spinal cord. Spinal stenosis can cause pain and/or loss of feeling in your shoulders, arms,... 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 »

What drugs can be given for spinal stenosis?

According to the American College of Rheumatology, spinal stenosis "occurs when the small spinal canal that contains the nerve roots and spinal cord becomes restricted," causing pain in the lower b... Read More »