As I noted before, I am sure you can find surgeons who will operate. I am not one of those. I reserve surgery for patients who would I think would benefit and I think you would not. This “compression” only looks like compression when you are lying down. It really is not compression or stenosis at all.
I understand your anxiety but I don’t think this is the origin of your problem.
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.