Leaking Spinal Fluid From a Spinal Tap?

Answer Cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, is a protective liquid surrounding the brain and spine. Certain injuries or procedures, such as a lumbar puncture, can cause a leakage of spinal fluid. In some cases, a... Read More »

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What is spinal decompression?

Spinal decompression is a therapy used to rehabilitate spinal discs. This therapy decompresses discs by gently stretching the spine. This stretching creates a vacuum inside the discs, according to ... Read More »

Spinal Tap Pain Help?

Hi;You do need to tell your doctor right away.I had the same thing done to me.My doctor told me it is a spinal headache,The reason why is the puncture site did not seal and allowed some air to seep... 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 »

How to Prepare for a Spinal Tap?

A spinal tap, or lumbar puncture, is a medical procedure that involves inserting a hollow needle into the spinal canal to collect spinal fluid. The fluid is used to test for a variety of neurologic... Read More »