Why should I have a total knee replacement? How long will it last? How do I know when I should have my knee replaced? What other options do I have? These are viable questions and concerns from most all knee patients who are suffering with pain from degeneration and arthritis that limit their daily function.
Spinal stenosis is defined as an abnormal narrowing of the space in the spinal canal. There are two main categories of spinal stenosis:
1) Primary spinal stenosis, which is known as congenital, is present since birth and typically becomes apparent in the fourth decade of life.
2) Secondary spinal,