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  1. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Symptoms

    Many people older than age 50 have some narrowing of the spinal canal (spinal stenosis) but do not experience symptoms.

  2. Muscle Relaxants for a Herniated Disc

    Drug details for Muscle relaxants for a herniated disc.

  3. Discectomy or Microdiscectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc

    Discectomy (also called open discectomy) is the surgical removal of herniated disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord.

  4. Opiate Pain Relievers for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Opiate pain relievers for low back pain.

  5. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - What Increases Your Risk

    The risk of having lumbar spinal stenosis increases if you are older than age 50, have a history of spinal injury, or have osteoarthritis (spondylosis) of the spine.

  6. Opiate Pain Relievers for a Herniated Disc

    Drug details for Opioids for a herniated disc.

  7. Percutaneous Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc

    Discectomy is the surgical removal of herniated disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord.

  8. Back Problems: Proper Lifting

    No one is immune to back injury. Whether you have a strong back or have hurt your back before, it is well worth it to: Stop yourself before casually picking up a light or heavy load.Plan in your mind for the best way to lift what's in front of you. This could include enlisting help from one or more people.Lift and move slowly and carefully.The time you take to use the right lifting mechanics is ..

  9. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Topic Overview

    What is cervical spinal stenosis?Cervical spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck. The spinal canal is the open area in the bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column. The spinal cord is a collection of nerves that runs through the spinal canal from the base of the brain to the lower back. These nerves allow us to feel, to move, and to control the bowel and bladder .

  10. Opiate Pain Relievers for Spinal Stenosis

    Drug details for Opioids for spinal stenosis.

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