Spine Center

Phone: (404) 459-1809
Fax: (404) 459-1840
Patients will be seen in 24-48 hours whenever possible 

Sandy Springs
Medical Tower at Northside-Atlanta

5670 Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd.
Suite 950
Atlanta, GA 30342

Northside Hospital-Forsyth

Medical Office Building
1100 Northside Forsyth Dr.
Suite 400
Cumming, GA 30041

North Crescent Medical Office Building
11975 Morris Road.
Suite 125
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Northside Hospital-Cherokee

Medical Office Building
120 Oakside Ct.
Canton GA 30114



Stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal, usually due to enlargement of the joints and degeneration of the discs. The narrowing can result in compression of the spinal cord or the spinal nerve roots. With spinal cord compression, there may be symptoms of painless weakness of the arms or legs, numbness and/or bowel and bladder dysfunction.

The spinal nerves may also be affected, causing pain, numbness, tingling and weakness of an extremity. People with lumbar stenosis often experience improvement in their symptoms with bending forward or leaning on a shopping cart when walking.

Treatment for Spinal Canal Stenosis

  • Physical therapy
  • Injectable or oral steroids
  • Surgery that may include decompression or minimally invasive “wedging” of the spine to decrease pressure on the nerves

Northside Hospital - Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

Northside Hospital - Cherokee

450 Northside Cherokee Blvd.
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 224-1000

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200

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