Q: I think I have spinal stenosis. What is the best way for me to get a diagnosis?
A: Your primary care physician is a good place to start. They can at write you a prescription for an MRI or CT scan and, once complete, you can send to us for a free medical review.
Q: Where does spinal stenosis occur?
A: Spinal stenosis can occur in each section of the spine: cervical, thoracic and lumbar. It is most commonly found in the lumbar spine.
Q: I know I have a problem, who and where do I turn to next to understand my symptoms and get relief from my pain?
A: If you think you show signs of the condition, or would like to confirm your suspicions that you may have spinal stenosis, we recommend you to contact us for an opinion and free MRI review.
Q: Does LSI treat spinal stenosis?
A: Yes. Spinal stenosis is one of the most common things we treat at LSI. Through our minimally invasive approach, we are able to correct the problem and relieve the pain and symptoms.
Q: Will my age affect my surgery?
A: No. As long as you are medically cleared through your doctors and our LSI physicians, we can help. We have performed surgery on patients ranging from 17 to 100 years old.
Q: Will my problem disappear after the surgery and how long is rehabilitation period?
A: Our surgeries are highly successful. Although some patients are immediately relieved of their pain, others may take more time to heal. Our physicians and physical therapist will provide specific guidance for returning to a normal, active lifestyle as it varies for each individual and procedure.