By Patrick Roth, MD, Special to Everyday Health Doctor to patient with spinal stenosis: 'There is good news and bad news. The bad news is that you need back surgery. The good news is that you need back surgery.' As a spine surgeon, I am well versed in the general negative perception of back surgery. I can't…

By Patrick Roth, MD, Special to Everyday Health Doctor to patient with spinal stenosis: 'There is good news and bad news. The bad news is that you need back surgery. The good news is that you need back surgery.' As a spine surgeon, I am well versed in the general negative perception of back surgery. I can't…

Understanding Spinal Stenosis - and a personal experience with it, as shared by our cover celebrity, Carrie Ann Inaba  #spinalstenosis #pain

Understanding Spinal Stenosis - and a personal experience with it, as shared by our cover celebrity, Carrie Ann Inaba #spinalstenosis #pain

Cervical stenosis with myelopathy is a degenerative condition that pinches the spinal cord. Symptoms of cervical spinal stenosis vary and most often occur in elderly patients.

Cervical stenosis with myelopathy is a degenerative condition that pinches the spinal cord. Symptoms of cervical spinal stenosis vary and most often occur in elderly patients.

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Surgery | Pain maps can help locate cervical spinal stenosis.

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Surgery | Pain maps can help locate cervical spinal stenosis.

Spinal Stenosis Surgery | Types, Risks, Recovery - Spinal Decompression and Spinal Fusion:  Will You Need Surgery for Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis Surgery | Types, Risks, Recovery - Spinal Decompression and Spinal Fusion: Will You Need Surgery for Spinal Stenosis

There are two types of spinal stenosis: lumbar stenosis and cervical stenosis,  I suffer from both. While lumbar spinal stenosis is more common, cervical spinal stenosis is often more dangerous because it involves compression of the spinal cord. Cervical spinal cord stenosis may lead to serious symptoms, including major body weakness or even paralysis.

There are two types of spinal stenosis: lumbar stenosis and cervical stenosis, I suffer from both. While lumbar spinal stenosis is more common, cervical spinal stenosis is often more dangerous because it involves compression of the spinal cord. Cervical spinal cord stenosis may lead to serious symptoms, including major body weakness or even paralysis.

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