The recuperation time for surgery for spinal stenosis is six months to one year, according to Cleveland Clinic. Factors that impact recovery include the seriousness of the surgery and the rate of progress during rehabili... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Spinal fusion surgery patients can expect the procedure to last for a few hours while the surgeon uses a bone graft to fuse the vertebrae together, according to WebMD. Metal plates are inserted to support the vertebrae d... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The advantages of going to the Laser Spine Institute for spinal surgery include no lengthy recovery, outpatient procedures and surgery conducted by board certified specialists, according to the Laser Spine Institute. The... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

There is no known cure for spinal stenosis, according to the American College of Rheumatology. Although it is not possible to cure spinal stenosis, there are things that can be done to relieve pain and other symptoms tha... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Common in people over the age of 50, severe cervical spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal column in the neck, according to WebMD. A number of factors cause the condition, including spinal instability, disk hern... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Although the symptom of leg pain is associated with both claudication and spinal stenosis, the difference between these conditions is their specific causes. Claudication is primarily due toperipheral artery disease in wh... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatment options for spinal stenosis include physical therapy, steroid injections, certain medications, use of walking aids and use of hot and cold packs, notes Mayo Clinic. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to re... More » Health Conditions & Diseases