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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis Experts

Spinal Stenosis often goes unrecognised and put down to aging.

Symptoms

  • Weakness, numbness or tingling, radicular pain. The most common symptom is numbness or tingling of the legs
  •  pain exacerbated by standing erect and walking downhill, alleviated by lying supine more than prone, sitting, squatting, and lumbar flexion
  • 80% pain diminution with sitting and 75% with forward bending. 
  • Shopping Trolley eases pain and increases walking distance

Other Symptoms

  • Buttock pain or leg pain
  • Heaviness weakness, diffuse, intermittent, crampy,  pins and needles in Legs
  • Tiredness in legs on walking
  • Neurogenic claudication
  • Remember neurogenic and vascular claudication may occur together
  • Can affect both legs
  • Usually starts after age 50
Spinal Stenosis MRI
Spinal Stenosis MRI Scan
Spinal Stenosis Symptoms
diagnostic Spinal Stenosis MRI

Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal

spinal stenosis anatomy
Early changes in Spinal Stenosis
Late changes in Spinal Stenosis

We offer advanced keyhole treatment for Spinal Stenosis

At the London Spine Unit we are specialists in Spinal Surgery as Day Surgery.

We undertake Keyhole Surgery for all causes of Spinal Surgery

Our Revolutionary techniques allow immediate pain free Mobility.

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Narrowing of Spinal Canal

This surgical technique consists of a percutaneous approach for the treatment of small to medium size hernias of the intervertebral disc by laser energy. The main objective is to reduce the intradiscal pressure in the nucleus pulposus

Laser Disc Surgery can be performed under local anaesthetic as a day case at our centre on the prestigious Harley Street.
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The London Spine Unit was established in 2005 and has successfully treated over 5000 patients. All conditions are treated.

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