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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment in Pune

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment in Pune and PCMC


What is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a medical condition in which the spaces in the lower part of your spine (lumbar region) narrow. This narrowing can put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves that travel through the spine to your legs.


By the age of 50, up to 95% of people suffer degenerative changes to the spine.


Risk factors:

  1. Age
  2. Arthritis
  3. Overuse
  4. Genetics
  5. Congenital Spinal stenosis


Symptoms of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis :

  • Lower back pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Numbness/tingling/In buttocks & legs
  • Weakness in legs
  • Pain that gets better with sitting


How Common Is It?

This condition is often caused by normal wear and tear and is extremely common in older adults.


Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis:

  1. Medication: Pain relievers, anti-inflammatory medications, and muscle relaxants can help manage symptoms.
  2. Physical therapy: exercises to strengthen the back and improve flexibility, reducing pressure on the spine.
  3. Laminectomy: a surgical procedure in which part of a vertebra is removed to relieve pressure on the spinal cord.
  4. Spinal fusion: surgery to permanently fuse two or more vertebrae together, reducing pain by stabilizing the spine.
  5. Steroid injections: Corticosteroids injected into the epidural space can reduce inflammation and pain.
  6. Lumbar traction: Mechanical or manual stretching of the spine to relieve pressure on the nerve
  7. Surgery in some cases: Considered in severe cases to decompress the spinal canal and reduce symptoms.
  8. Acupuncture: is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that can help reduce pain and improve function.


Who Is Affected?

Spinal stenosis most commonly occurs in patients 60+. Some people are born with back problems that progress into Spinal stenosis at a younger age, normally between ages 30-50.


Why Choose Dr. Ninad Patil for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery?

1. Experienced Spine Specialist: Dr. Patil is a highly skilled surgeon with extensive experience performing lumbar spinal stenosis surgery.
2. Minimally Invasive Techniques: Whenever possible, Dr. Patil uses minimally invasive surgical approaches to minimize pain, scarring, and recovery time.

3. Improved Quality of Life: Successful lumbar spinal stenosis surgery can significantly improve your quality of life, allowing you to return to the activities you enjoy.


Experience the difference in specialized spine care with Dr. Ninad Patil, your trusted partner for lumbar spinal stenosis surgery in Pune and PCMC. Take action now and enjoy a pain-free, life!

The Most Important Frequently Asked Questions

Can Lumbar Spinal Stenosis worsen over time?

Yes, it can progress over time, especially if left untreated, leading to increased pain and disability.

Are there any lifestyle changes that can help manage Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

Regular low-impact exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and proper posture can help alleviate symptoms.

Is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis a common condition?

Yes, it is relatively common, particularly in people over the age of 50.

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