Spinal Stenosis Page 1 Spinal Stenosis Spinal stenosis (or narrowing) is a common condition that occurs when the small spinal canal that contains the nerve roots and spinal cord becomes restricted.
154 THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY F. Postacchini, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinica Ortopedica Policlinico, University of Modena, Largo del Pozzo
Interspinous Process Decompression. A Patient's G uide to IP'Lumbar Spinal Stenosis X*STOP Interspinous Process Decompression. This patient information guide is made possible through cooperation between your physician and St. Francis Medical Technologies, Inc.
SPINE Volume 31, Number 10, pp 1168-1176 ©2006, Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, Inc. Diagnosis of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis ASystematic Review of the Accuracy of Diagnostic Tests Irene de Graaf, MSc,*Anneloes Prak, MSc,*Sita Bierma-Zeinstra, PhD,*Siep Thomas, PhD,* Wilco Peul, MD,†and Bart Koes ...
Spinal stenosis. It is the most common reason for surgery of the spine in people older than 65 years of age. In fact the costs associated with treating this malady exceed one billion dollars per year.
WHAT IS LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS? The vertebrae are the bones that make up the lumbar spine (low back). The spinal canal runs through the vertebrae and contains the nerves supplying sensation and strength to the legs.
Spinal Stenosis Dr. William Pawluk A Quick Overview of the Spine: Your spine, or backbone, consists of the column of 33 bones and tissue that extends from your skull down to your pelvis.
Department of Rehabilitation Services Physical Therapy Standard of Care: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis /Physical Therapy Management Case Type / Diagnosis: Spinal stenosis refers to a narrowing of the vertebral canal, intervertbral foramen, or both due to either osseous or soft tissue ...
WHAT ARE CERVICAL STENOSIS & MYELOPATHY? The cervical spine (neck) is made up of a series of connected bones called vertebrae. The bones protect the spinal canal that runs through the vertebrae and carries the spinal cord.
154 THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY F. Postacchini, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinica Ortopedica Policlinico, University of Modena, Largo del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy.