Non-Surgical Treatment for Spinal Stenosis

Non-Surgical Treatment for Spinal Stenosis

ALL-NATURAL NON-INVASIVE, TREATMENTS 

Lower back and neck pain can make you put a pause on daily activities you love to participate in as a result of pain. If you are living with pain and it is slowly getting worse with time and the ways in which you are coping with it are no longer effective, you may need professional help. At Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Texas, we offer a non-surgical spinal stenosis treatment and additional options for all of your neck and back pain. The amazing thing about our bodies, is they were designed to heal themselves, so our programs and treatments guide them toward natural healing through evidence-based techniques that are improving our patients’ lives.

WHAT IS SPINAL STENOSIS?

Spinal stenosis term refers to the narrowing of the spinal cord channel. The space reduces due to the bulging of an intervertebral disk. This is the source of the pain found in the neck and lower back. 

The spine is made up of connected bones (or vertebrae) one upon another and shock-absorbing discs. It helps in protecting the spinal cord, an important part of the central nervous system that connects the brain to the body. The cord rests in the canal formed by the vertebrae.

It is possible that the narrowing of the spinal cord channel is a result of changes caused by arthritis. As the spinal canal narrows, the open spaces between your vertebrae start to shrink. The swelling can pinch the spinal cord or the nerves around it, causing pain, tingling, or numbness in your legs, arms, or torso.

While some people may not experience pain, over time, both types of spinal stenosis have common symptoms of muscle weakness, numbness, and tingling.

Like many other disc injuries, spinal stenosis is often age-related from prolonged wear and tear and osteoarthritis.

DIFFERENT TYPES OF SPINAL STENOSIS

You can differentiate the two types of degradation in the spinal column based on where it occurs.

The two major types of spinal stenosis include:

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF SPINAL STENOSIS?

While you may have lower back or neck pain, it may not always be spinal stenosis, but another disc-related issue.

The only way to truly know if you have spinal stenosis is through diagnostics such as an MRI or CT scan, and sometimes the patient doesn’t even realize they have it because they have no symptoms. 

If you do have symptoms, they may begin gradually and get worse over time and you may experience the following:

Cervical Stenosis:

Lumbar Stenosis:

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF SPINAL STENOSIS?

Again, aging is one of the leading causes of spinal stenosis, however, some are born with smaller spinal canals that can subject them to spinal stenosis as they mature. Other factors include:

SPINAL STENOSIS PREVENTION AND AT-HOME RELIEF

It is important to monitor the progress of your lower back and neck pain, but schedule an appointment if the pain becomes unmanageable and disruptive to your daily activities.

Lifestyle – Spinal stenosis is a result of aging, but you can better quell its effects by living a healthy lifestyle. This includes eating healthy, staying active every day, and limiting alcohol and nicotine use.

You Can Manage Pain at Home with the Following:

When you select laser therapy as an option for your non-surgical spinal stenosis treatment, you really have nothing to lose — except your pain! Treat all of your different pains and find relief today. Our pain doctors are serving patients in and near the Twin Cities, MN. 

The specialists at Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Texas use a variety of natural treatment options, using safe and effective therapies that include spinal decompression therapy, spinal stenosis rehabilitation exercises, physical therapy, massage therapy, and laser pain relief. Contact us for more information or to schedule your consultation.

SPINAL STENOSIS CARE & SOLUTIONS AT NPC

Our facility tackles spine and disc issues differently — without the use of pharmaceuticals or surgery! Find pain relief and get back to living with our help!

To learn more about Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Texas, and the non-surgical spinal stenosis treatment options we offer for your pain and other conditions, click here! Visit our Facebook page for all of the latest updates and information about us and our services.

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