Spinal Decompression

The first thing you should know about spinal decompression is that there are two types  – the medical type (surgical) and the chiropractic type (non-surgical). The type used by chiropractors has now made its way into some of the top medical clinics in the U.S. In this article, you’ll read about the…

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Stenosis of the spine

Stenosis of the spine is characterized by abnormal narrowing of the spinal canal or the canal through which the spinal cord and various nerves passes. Due to this narrowing, the spinal cord and the nerves may get compressed and cause various neurological symptoms. Types of stenosis of the spine Stenosis of the…

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Central Canal Stenosis

Central canal stenosis refers to the narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is the central canal through which the spinal cord passes. As a person ages, stenosis of the central canal can be a normal phenomenon. It may affect any portion of the spine including cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine…

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Lumbar spine

Lumbar spine pain is something that about 80% of the population will experience at one time or another during life. That’s a pretty high percentage that will experience pain and suffering – and possibly even disability. The truth is that it’s possible to protect your back from your early years onward by…

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Cervical spine surgery

Cervical spine surgery : How to prepare ? Cervical spine surgery preparation isn’t that difficult to do but it’s best to engage the help of a few friends and family members. The reason why is because when you have a spinal injury(ex.Spinal stenosis) that is serious enough to have spine surgery, the…

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Cervical Spine

Your cervical spine is one of the most important areas of your spine. Many people understand this from the perspective of safety because they know that when a person dives into a shallow pool or body of water, it’s possible to hit the head on the bottom with a lot of force….

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Cervical Stenosis

What is cervical stenosis ? Cervical stenosis is a condition that occurs when the canal of the upper portion of the spine narrows. The spinal canal is the open area in the spinal column. The cervical spine consists of the seven spinal columns between the head and the chest. When the spinal…

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Lumbar Stenosis

What is lumbar stenosis ? Lumbar stenosis is a condition of insidious onset characterized by the narrowing of the spinal canal or of the vertebral foramen in the lumbar area. It happens following bony and tissue encroachment of the spinal nerve roots emerging from the narrowed spinal foramen. These exiting nerves are…

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Spinal stenosis treatment

Spinal stenosis treatment is highly dependent on the severity of symptoms and the degree of stenosis. Spinal stenosis can be treated conservatively or surgically. Conservative measures for spinal stenosis treatment Indicated for mild symptoms, conservative measures are non-surgical interventions, which aim to relieve pressure off the spinal cord or the compressed nerve roots….

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Spinal stenosis symptoms

The spinal stenosis symptoms may or may not be felt, and it will only occur if spinal stenosis exerts pressure on the spinal cord, cauda equine or the nerve roots. Spinal stenosis symptoms may develop gradually or rapidly. The gradual onset of the symptoms of spinal stenosis is because of the wear…

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