Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal that causes pressure on nerves traveling to the legs and arms. Some people are born with the condition, while others have wear-and-tear on the vertebrae (spine bones). Some patients do not show any symptoms, while others feel pain, numbness, tingling, muscle weakness, and problems controlling bladder and bowel functions.

The main causes of pain are the result of bone overgrowth, herniated discs, thickened ligaments, tumors, or spinal injuries.



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