Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Spinal stenosis: treatment options.|
|Audience||People diagnosed with spinal stenosis who have experienced leg weakness, numbness, or pain that worsens with standing and walking. It is not for people with loss of bowel/urine control due to pinched nerves.|
|Options included||Managing without injections or surgery.
Injections (epidural steroids).
|Year of last update or review||2014|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive format|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Option Grid Collaborative|
|Where was it developed?||http://www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
|Health condition||Spinal Stenosis|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|7 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.