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Non-Surgical Treatment For Formanal Stenosis

Formanal stenosis refers to a narrowing of the opening in the spine for the nerves that exit our spinal cord & travel into the body. The causes of foraminal stenosis include:

  • Injuries

  • Aging

  • Inflammatory conditions

  • Spinal surgery

  • Growths or tumors

  • Scoliosis may contribute.

Symptoms include:

  • Low back or neck pain

  • Numbness or weakness in the extremities

  • Radiating pain

  • Sciatica

  • Difficulty walking or trouble with balance

In the lumbar spine, approx 1/3 of the neuroforamina is comprised of the vertebral disc. Due to the previously mentioned causes, the disc may lose its normal height leading to narrowing & nerve pressure. Non-surgical spinal decompression helps to remove pressure by opening the joint space & rehydrating the disc. This procedure successfully takes the pressure off of the nerve root; relieving pain & symptoms.

At Triangle Spinal Decompression, you’ll receive a thorough evaluation & correct diagnosis. Based on your results, we’ll recommend appropriate treatment, even if it requires referring you to another specialist. Call 919-469-8897. Visit us in person in Cary at 3750 NW Cary Pkwy, Ste 105 or online

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