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Spinal Stenosis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment


2. Types of Spinal Stenosis

There are two different types of spinal stenosis: cervical stenosis and lumbar stenosis. These two types are differentiated by where they occur on the spine, and according to the Mayo Clinic, it’s possibly to have more than one type.

Cervical stenosis is when the narrowing of the spine occurs in the neck, while lumbar occurs in the lower back. Lumbar stenosis is the most common form of spinal stenosis.

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