About Lumbar Stenosis
The lumbar spine is made up of five vertebrae in the middle of the ribs and the pelvis. Lumbar Stenosis is a contraction of the spinal canal, flattening the nerves moving through the lower back into the legs. It may affect juveniles due to developmental causes. This disease is common in people who are 60 years old or more.
Lumbar Stenosis causes the narrowing of the spinal canal, it generally happens slowly. The disks become less slight absorbent with aging, following in loss of disc height, and may swell hardened disk into the spinal, canal compressing the nerves. Lipping of bones, and bone spurs may also occur, and ligaments stiffen. All of these can cause to the compressing of the central canal and may or may not produce symptoms.
People with spinal stenosis face:
- Soreness, fatigue or numbness in the legs, calves or buttocks
- Cramping happens in calves while walking
- Back Pain
- Loss of Sensation in the legs
- Poor function of the bladder
Neurosurgeons diagnose this disease through lumbar stenosis stages, medical history, physical examination, and symptoms. CT scan, X-ray, or MRI to diagnose lumbar Spinal Stenosis. This can be cured by surgical and nonsurgical treatments like:
- Anti-inflammatory medications
- Physical therapy
- Steroid Injections
- Spinal fusion (surgical treatment)
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