Updated: Jan 4, 2022
Back pain is an extremely common issue, estimated to affect 80% of Americans at some point in their life. One common cause of chronic back pain is spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a condition when the space around the spinal cord is narrowed, leading to more pressure on the spinal cord and nerves branching away from the spinal cord. Learn more about spinal stenosis here.
There are many effective treatments for spinal stenosis. Most of these treatments are things you can do for yourself. None of these changes is easy, but they can make a big difference in how you feel. Here are 5 tips for managing spinal stenosis. The biggest key is staying active. If you need help developing an effective plan for managing your back pain, please come see us at Central Montgomery Orthopedics.