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Spinal Stenosis

Your spine, or backbone, protects your spinal cord and allows you to stand and bend. Spinal stenosis causes narrowing in your spine. The narrowing puts pressure on your nerves and spinal cord and can cause pain.

Spinal stenosis occurs mostly in people older than 50. Younger people with a spine injury or a narrow spinal canal are also at risk. Diseases such as arthritis and scoliosis can cause spinal stenosis, too. Symptoms might appear gradually or not at all. They include:

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  1. Spinal Stenosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... cord and allows you to stand and bend. Spinal stenosis causes narrowing in your spine. The narrowing puts ... nerves and spinal cord and can cause pain. Spinal stenosis occurs mostly in people older than 50. Younger ...
  2. Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal column that causes pressure on the spinal cord, or narrowing of ... Spinal stenosis usually occurs as a person ages, however, some patients are born with less space for their ...
  3. Spinal Stenosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    Spinal Stenosis/Start Here ... Spinal Stenosis ... National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Spinal ...
  4. Spinal Stenosis (American College of Rheumatology)  
    Information on spinal stenosis for patients and caregivers: what it is, signs and symptoms, getting diagnosed, treatment options, and tips for managing ...
  5. ... may be done: With other surgical procedures for spinal stenosis , such as foraminotomy or laminectomy After diskectomy in ... or kyphosis Arthritis in the spine, such as spinal stenosis You and your surgeon can decide when you ...
  6. Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal canal. This can develop as you age from drying out and ...
  7. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the lumbar or cervical spinal canal. The narrowing can cause compression on ...
  8. Spinal Stenosis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Spinal Stenosis/Start Here ... Spinal Stenosis ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  9. ClinicalTrials.gov: Spinal Stenosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Spinal Stenosis/Clinical Trials ... Spinal Stenosis
  10. Back pain and sciatica are common health complaints. Almost everyone has back pain at some time in their life. Most of the time, the ...
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