Lumbar spinal stenosis: can positional therapy alleviate pain?


METHODS We analyzed a retrospective case series of 52 patients with spinal stenosis confirmed by spinal imaging and walking limitations treated with a wheeled walker set to induce lumbosacral flexion. RESULTS Of the 52 patients, improvement in ambulation was classified as excellent for 30 (58%), good for 7 (13%), moderate for 8 (16%), and poor for 7 (13… (More)