- What is Spinal Stenosis?
In this disorder there is a lot of pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine because the spaces within your spine narrow. We are one of the best hospitals for the treatment of spinal stenosis in Chennai and will assist you to treat this.
- What are the symptoms of Spinal Stenosis?
Symptoms vary depending on the area of the stenosis and which nerves are affected. Some of the most common symptoms are:
- Feeling of numbness or tingling in a hand, arm, foot or leg
- Weakness in a hand, arm, foot or leg
- Problems with walking and balance
- Neck pain
- bowel or bladder dysfunction
- Back pain
- What are the causes of Spinal Stenosis?
Causes of spinal stenosis may include:
- Overgrowth of bone
- Herniated disks
- Thickened ligaments
- Spinal injuries
- What is the treatment for Spinal Stenosis?
Treatment for spinal stenosis depends on the area of the stenosis and the severity of your signs and symptoms. We have a few of the best doctors for the treatment of lumbar disc prolapse in Chennai on board who will help treat you in various ways such as:
Your doctor may prescribe:
- Pain relievers.
- Anti-seizure drugs.
- Opioids D
Physical therapy is an essential part of treatment and can provide several benefits, from pain relief to improved strength and flexibility. A physical therapist can prescribe your specialized exercises for your needs.
Steroid medication will just help reduce the inflammation and relieve some of the pain but not cure stenosis.
If conservative treatment fails people in your case then only you may be advised surgery if you have severe pain or joint damage.
Alternative therapies like massage therapy, chiropractic treatment, and acupuncture may help you relieve the pain.