MILD: Can This Outpatient Treatment Help Your Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 24, 2019 4:07:54 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, LSS, Back Pain Treatments

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Each year, lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), a common chronic pain condition, impacts over 2 million patients in the U.S.

Commonly diagnosed in patients over the age of 50, symptomatic LSS is often triggered by age-related arthritis causing a narrowing of the lower spinal canal, or lumbar area.

In children and healthy adults, our vertebral disks hold a high water ratio that helps absorb the impact of movement on our bodies. However, as we get older, our vertebrae can lose its ability to retain water. As a result, the space surrounding our vertebral column may begin to constrict and degenerate, allowing the discs between our bones to put direct pressure on our spinal cord and nerve endings.

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