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Spinal Stenosis Home Healthcare

Spinal Stenosis typically develops as a person ages, and causes numbness and cramping or pain on one side of the body. The symptoms gradually worsen over time or get worse when you stand or walk upright. Care providers are trained to help patients with spinal stenosis to manage their pain and keep them as active as possible.

The care provider can assist patients with activities of daily living, such as:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Toileting
  • Transferring
  • Ambulating (walking)
  • Continence care and feeding (as needed by the patient and recommended by their physician)
  • Medication reminders
  • Run errands
  • Light housekeeping
  • Accompany to doctor’s appointments
  • Monitor for gross behavioral changes
  • Help to maintain safety
  • Passive exercises