Los Angeles - Rad Payman, MD of Advanced Spine Insitute shows a model of the lower spine to describe the causes of spinal stenosis and the latest treatments to relieve pain. For those who require surgery, "spinal micro-decompression" may offer the best treatment with a less invasive procedure to relieve the symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis while preserving bone. This technique maintains the stability of the spine, allowing many patients to return to their normal activities after surgery. Visit http://wwwTheSpineMD.com and call 818.501-2001 for more information. Advanced Spine Institute serves patients throghout Los Angeles and surrounding areas with locations in Encino, Valencia, Palmdale, Ridgecrest and Bakersfield.