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In this review, Jordan discusses the pathogenesis and treatment of spinal stenosis. Depending on your patient’s age and your center’s practice pattern, either a CT or an MRI can be done to help confirm the clinical diagnosis. Conservative treatments include physical therapy and medications such as NSAIDs and gabapentin. Patients who fail or tolerate these should be referred for surgical consultation.