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5 Things You Need to Know About Natural Treatments For Spinal Stenosis

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5 Things You Need to Know About Natural Treatments For Spinal Stenosis
A young woman is experiencing severe back pain. Photo Credit kaspiic/iStock/Getty Images

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the vertebra become compressed, pinching nerves and causing severe back pain and even numbness. In severe cases, symptoms of spinal stenosis may also include loss of bladder and/or bowel control. Unfortunately, surgical treatment of spinal stenosis is common and involves cutting away excess tissue which compresses the nerves surrounding the spine, or even fusion of the vertebra to prevent instability. Before you go under the knife, make sure that your options for natural treatments of spinal stenosis have been exhausted.

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the vertebra become compressed, pinching nerves and causing severe back pain and even numbness. In severe cases, symptoms of spinal stenosis may also include loss of bladder and/or bowel control. Unfortunately, surgical treatment of spinal stenosis is common and involves cutting away excess tissue which compresses the nerves surrounding the spine, or even fusion of the vertebra to prevent instability. Before you go under the knife, make sure that your options for natural treatments of spinal stenosis have been exhausted.

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