How Does Prednisone Help Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

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Lumbar spinal surgery is used to correct problems with the spinal bones (vertebrae), disks, or nerves of the lower back (lumbar spine).

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Spinal fusion

Spinal surgery - cervical


Alternative Names

Lumbar spinal surgery


Description

The spine consists of bones (vertebrae) separated by soft cushions (disks). Pressure on the nerves that branch off the spinal cord can produce pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness.

Lumbar spinal surgery is done while...

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