How to Deal With Spinal Stenosis

Patients should understand that physical therapy with cervical stenosis would not reduce the narrowing of the spinal canal and would not reduce it to a standard size. The goal of physical therapy for cervical stenosis is long-term pain management and increased function that will allow the patient to adequately control pain and function usually without having to undergo surgery. A spinal stenosis physical therapy begins with improving the flexibility of the neck, arms, and legs through stretching exercises.