Relief from spinal stenosis begins with an accurate diagnosis. The team at TriHealth Orthopedics & Sports Institute and Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine are here to help. We’ll answer your questions and make sure you get the testing, care and attention you deserve. Together, we’ll get you back to living a life with less pain and more comfort.
Spinal stenosis refers to the narrowing of the area around your spine. The condition occurs as you age, but other conditions can also cause spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis can occur anywhere along the spine. It’s most common in the neck (cervical spine) and lower back (lumbar spine). As the spinal canal narrows, it puts pressure on the surrounding nerves. This can cause pain, which is often the most common symptom of spinal stenosis.
Spinal stenosis can be caused by several spinal conditions, including:
Symptoms of spinal stenosis usually worsen over time and can include:
Our spinal specialists work closely with you to create a plan that eases symptoms and reduces pain. We also start with a conservative approach before recommending surgery. Your treatment options may include:
The most common risk factor for spinal stenosis is aging. Other risk factors include:
Our spinal specialists are here to help you get stronger and return to good health. Find the right treatment for you. To learn more or make an appointment with an orthopedic specialist: Call TriHealth at 513 246 2300 or our orthopedic partner, Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, at 513 354 3700.