What is focal spinal stenosis?
Focal spinal stenosis is a condition that happens with the aging of the human body. It is the progressive narrowing of the spinal canal which can lead to disc herniation and degenerative diseases.
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Severe spinal stenosis occurs when part of your spine narrows, putting pressure on your spinal cord or nerves. That pressure can cause pain, numbness or weakness in your back, neck, shoulders or limbs. Treatment for spinal stenosis will involve specialists in neurology, orthopedics and physical rehabilitation.
Spinal stenosis is not back pain, but it can be a cause of back pain. Stenosis implies narrowing of the spinal canal because of thickened pedicles, or hypertrophied ligaments, or a disk bulge, or a tumor, etc. Sometimes this can cause pain if it aggravates pain-generating structures within or around the spinal canal.
As I understand it Congenital Spinal Stenosis is a form of Spinal Stenosis that one is born with rather than an age induced degenerative condition. Spinal Stenosis refers to the constriction of the canal and other structures of the spine that our nervous system runs thru. If the condition is severe it could put pressure on the neural structures of the spine causing pain. Please understand I am not in the medical field but have…
The word "stenosis" is Greek, and it means "a narrowing or constricting space" or "chocking." From a medical standpoint, spinal stenosis refers to the narrowing or constricting at some point within the spine where the spinal cord and nerve roots are located. The constriction or pressure that is applied because the space is narrow causes the spine to be pressed on or chocked, and eventually irritated. When this occurs in the low back or lumbar…
Symptoms of lumbar spinal Stenosis include numbness, weakness, cramping, or pain in the legs, feet, or buttock; stiffness in legs and thighs; low back pain. In severe cases, loss of bladder and bowel control. Answer Pain, numbness, weakness or tingling in the arms/hands and the legs may indicate cervical spinal stenosis. Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis experience the same symptoms but limited to the lower back, legs, and feet.
It is horrible. Your back never stops hurting and it causes your knees and ankles to hurt also. Answer Pain, numbness, weakness or tingling in the arms/hands and the legs may indicate cervical spinal stenosis. Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis experience the same symptoms but limited to the lower back, legs, and feet.
It is possible for spinal stenosis to cause or trigger numbness and headache, especially if the spinal problems are in the upper body. Anyone with these symptoms should seek the immediate help of a doctor however, because spinal stenosis is not the only potential cause for these symptoms. For appropriate diagnosis, treatment and management of headache disorders and Migraine, please seek the help of a board certified headache and Migraine specialist.