spinal stenosis

Stenosis of the Spine: The 3 Most Common Types

Stenosis is a narrowing the nerve channels in and around your spine, which can result in pain, numbness, and fatigue. This condition affects millions of people per year and is the #1 cause of spine surgery for people over the age of 40.

For most people, the symptoms of stenosis usually start with a simple case of low back or neck pain. Over time, the pain may progress towards numbness and tingling that travels downs your arms or legs. In this article, I'll break down the three main types of stenosis. Once you can identify the type of stenosis you have, you'll be empowered to take the first steps towards finding lasting relief.