Duke's expert spine specialists in Raleigh and Durham achieve excellent outcomes for the slow, progressive narrowing of the spine known as spinal stenosis, and compression of the spinal cord, referred to as myelopathy. Whenever possible, our goal is to avoid the need for surgery. However, when surgery is necessary, our spine surgeons specialize in procedures that minimize the pain and problems associated with spinal stenosis and myelopathy. We help you regain your normal function as quickly as possible.