About Dynamic Stabilisation With an Interspinous Spacer

The interspinous spacer is a small implant that may relieve the painful symptoms of spinal stenosis.

What Is It?

A spacer is a minimally invasive implant that sits between two interspinous processes in your lower spine. The spacer increases height between the processes, relieving the symptoms of spinal stenosis.

Benefits and Risks

All treatment and outcome results are specific to the individual patient, and will form part of your consultation with your healthcare professional.

Please consult your healthcare professional for a full list of benefits, indications, precautions, clinical results, and other important medical information that pertains to dynamic stabilisation with an interspinous spacer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Review some of the common questions and concerns about interspinous spacers.


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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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