Monthly Archives: July 2014

Another condition associated with age related degeneration of the spine is called “spinal stenosis”.  Stenosis means “narrowing,” and it applies to two locations in the spine: 1) The holes through which the nerves in our neck and back exit out of the sides of the spine (called “intervertebral foramen” or, IVF); and, 2) The “spinal canal” through which the spinal cord travels. When narrowing occurs on the sides of the spine where the nerves exit, it’s called, “lateral spinal stenosis.” When the spinal… Read more »