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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis Experts

Spinal Stenosis often goes unrecognised and put down to aging.

Symptoms

  • Weakness, numbness or tingling, radicular pain. The most common symptom is numbness or tingling of the legs
  •  pain exacerbated by standing erect and walking downhill, alleviated by lying supine more than prone, sitting, squatting, and lumbar flexion
  • 80% pain diminution with sitting and 75% with forward bending. 
  • Shopping Trolley eases pain and increases walking distance

Other Symptoms

  • Buttock pain or leg pain
  • Heaviness weakness, diffuse, intermittent, crampy,  pins and needles in Legs
  • Tiredness in legs on walking
  • Neurogenic claudication
  • Remember neurogenic and vascular claudication may occur together
  • Can affect both legs
  • Usually starts after age 50
Spinal Stenosis MRI
Spinal Stenosis MRI Scan
Spinal Stenosis Symptoms
diagnostic Spinal Stenosis MRI

Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal

spinal stenosis anatomy
Early changes in Spinal Stenosis
Late changes in Spinal Stenosis

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