Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Directory
Lumbar spinal stenosis is spinal stenosis of the lower back. In spinal stenosis, the spinal canal narrows and irritates the spinal nerves causing back pain, weakness, and numbness. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how spinal stenosis is caused as well as its symptoms, treatments, and prevention.
Do I Need Surgery for Spinal Stenosis?
Spinal stenosis can cause pain and numbness. Find out when surgery might help you get relief.
What Are Treatments for Spinal Stenosis?
Do you have back pain? One possible cause might be spinal stenosis, in which the spinal canal narrows. Learn about the possible treatments for this condition.
Slideshows & Images
Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Phones, wallets, sandals, babies, your sofa – even favorite foods - are overlooked causes of pain. Pictures illustrate these pain triggers and smarter habits to avoid the pain.
Back Pain Myths & Facts
WebMD's back pain slideshow lets you in on the truth about the causes and treatments for back pain.