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Spinal Stenosis (cont.)

Spinal Stenosis Follow-Up

The follow-up care with a physician will depend on what treatment has been provided.

  • If the patient is treated without surgery he or she will likely have close follow-up initially to determine how he or she is are responding to the treatment. Once the symptoms begin to improve the patient can follow-up less frequently or only if he or she has a problem to discuss.
  • If the patient has had surgery he or she will have close follow-up for years after surgery.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/6/2014

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