can't always prevent changes in your back that may come with aging. But you may
be able to limit spinal stenosis symptoms by keeping your back as healthy as
Get regular exercise, including flexibility
Stay at a healthy weight.
Have good posture.
Don't smoke. Smoking has been linked to back pain and disc problems. It
decreases your bone density and increases your risk of fracture and bone
deterioration. Also, smoking can make it harder for the bone to heal after a
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