Conditions / Stenosis
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal. Your spine contains a row of 26 bones making up the contents of your back, which allows you to move around freely and stand up straight. Having spinal stenosis makes doing everyday tasks not so ordinary so maybe you want to know what caused this disorder —discover why and how you received this spinal condition.
According to the Mayo Clinic, spinal stenosis affects over 200,000 Americans every year. So if you are experiencing spinal stenosis symptoms, you are certainly not alone. But what is this condition that affects thousands and how can this spinal disorder be treated?
This is part 1 in a series of 3 written by Stretch Physical Therapy and Wellness's Kim Nartker about why we develop back pain and how to treat your painful symptoms.