The Michigan Society of Interventional Pain Physicians supports the use of the SuperionTM Indirect Decompression Systems (IDS) as an option for the treatment of lumbar stenosis patients as it augments the prevailing solutions and reaches additional patients who would otherwise be left untreated. Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a condition in which the spinal canal becomes increasing narrowed from degenerative changes. Patients with LSS may experience symptoms of neurogenic claudication, including pain or discomfort that radiates to their lower leg, thigh, and/or buttocks while walking. Patients with more pronounced LSS report symptoms of develop lower extremity of weakness, muscle cramping, numbness, and imbalance. LSS is a debilitating, degenerative condition that worsens over time when left untreated. 1 Because of the dynamic nature of LSS, the pain is worsened when walking or standing, and relieved when bending forward, sitting or in the forward flexing position.
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