Lumbar canal stenosis: start with nonsurgical therapy.

@article{Mazanec2002LumbarCS,
  title={Lumbar canal stenosis: start with nonsurgical therapy.},
  author={D. Mazanec and V. Podichetty and A. Hsia},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={69 11},
  pages={
          909-17
        }
}
Although surgery is widely viewed as the definitive therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis, no randomized trials have compared surgical vs medical treatment. One study found that 60% of surgically treated patients improved, compared with 30% of those treated nonsurgically. We believe an initial nonsurgical approach is advisable for most patients. 
Nonsurgical interventions for spine pain.
Spinal injection procedures: a review of concepts, controversies, and complications.
Clinical outcomes following sublaminar-trimming laminoplasty for extensive lumbar canal stenosis
Physical therapy treatment options for lumbar spinal stenosis.
The Influence of Exercise on Perceived Pain and Disability in Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 69 REFERENCES
Lumbar canal stenosis.
Nonoperative Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • A. Simotas
  • Medicine
  • Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • 2001
Caudal Epidural Blocks for Elderly Patients with Lumbar Canal Stenosis
Diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis.
The natural course of lumbar spinal stenosis.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...